Stage 6 (DP3u): Visible union of epiphysis
and diaphy-sis at distal phalanx of middle finger (DP3).
Ultrasonography, a readily available, noninvasive technique, can be used to evaluate the non-ossified epiphysis
about the elbow of infants to demonstrate dislocations, fractures, and physical separations.
is completely separated from the end of the bone or the metaphysis, through the deep layer of the growth plate.
There were two cases of slipped capital femoral epiphysis
out of which both show slip of epiphysis
and one show oedema involving the epiphysis
Caption: Figure 6: AP radiograph of the right knee shows significant progression of the tibial plateau osteolytic lesion in the medial tibial plateau, which now extends to the epiphysis
This results in inaccurate visualization of the medial epiphysis
and thus cannot be used for staging the extent of maturation.
This makes the cartilaginous component of their epiphysis
relatively larger, and the traversing blood vessels are more vulnerable to mechanical compression.
Metaphysis of femur was the preferred site for many malignant lesions except Giant cell tumour which affected epiphysis
in most cases.
If this center causes the increase in the size of bone that is a growth plate (Epiphyseal plate) and maybe it is a traction epiphysis
This section discusses conditions such as juvenile idiopathic arthritis, congenital and idiopathic scoliosis, Scheuermann's disease, spondylolisthesis, congenital muscular torticollis, slipped capital femoral epiphysis
, and sports injuries in children.
Lesions centered in the epiphysis
will probably be different from radiographically similar lesions centered in the metaphysis or diaphysis.
In the present case, the angular limb deformity observed in the hind legs could be attributed to defective mineralization of osteoid and cartilaginous matrix and this is concurred with the findings of Ettinger and Feldman, 2000 who reported that the poor mineralization of bone cells and cartilaginous matrix of developing bones at the diaphyseal and epiphyseal cartilage leads to bowing of long bones, broadening of epiphysis
and enlargement of long bones in rickets.