Salter-Harris classification

Salter-Harris classification
= S-H classification
a classification of fractures involving the growth plate of bones (see physis), which is useful for their prognosis and treatment. There are five S-H categories of fracture [Salter and R. I. Harris (20th century), Canadian orthopaedic surgeons]

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  • Salter-Harris fractures — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = radio eMedicineTopic = 613 MeshID = Salter Harris Fractures: Descriptive terms for fractures affecting the growth plate of a bone.… …   Wikipedia

  • Salter and Harris classification — a method of classifying fractures around the epiphysis and their prognosis. R. Salter and R. I. Harris (20th century), Canadian orthopaedic surgeons …   Medical dictionary

  • classification — A systematic arrangement into classes or groups based on perceived common characteristics; a means of giving order to a group of disconnected facts. adansonian c. the c. of organisms based on giving equal weight to every character of the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Harris — Henry A., English anatomist, 1886–1968. See H. lines, under line. Henry F., U.S. physician, 1867–1926. See H. hematoxylin. R.I., 20th century Canadian orthopedist. See Salter H. classification of epiphysial plate injuries. Seale, U.S. physician,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Salter — Robert B., 20th century Canadian orthopedist. See S. Harris classification of epiphysial plate injuries. Sir Samuel J.A., English dentist, 1825–1897. See S. incremental lines, under line …   Medical dictionary

  • S-H classification — see Salter Harris classification …   The new mediacal dictionary

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  • fracture — 1. To break. 2. A break, especially the breaking of a bone or cartilage. [L. fractura, a break] apophysial f. separation of apophysis from bone. articular f. a f. involving the joint …   Medical dictionary

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