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South Med J. 1976 Oct;69(10):1338-40.

Obscure distal femoral epiphyseal injury.


Undisplaced type I epiphyseal fracture of the distal femur in the adolescent athlete may mimic injury to a ligament. Roentgenographic examination with the knee under stress will reveal the diagnosis, thereby avoiding unnecessary arthrotomy and dictating appropriate treatment and follow-up.

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