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5,50] Although complications such as fat embolism, pulmonary embolism, malunion and nonunion are less common in children than adults, growth disturbances as a result of epiphyseal fractures occur only in children.
Family physicians managed two epiphyseal fractures involving the finger (both type II), two involving the toe (types III and IV), and one involving the distal radius (type I).
Spiral corner, chip, oblique or nearly transverse metaphaseal or metaphaseal epiphyseal fractures of the long bones are a hallmark result.