A Salter-Harris fracture is the fracture of growth plate of a bone.
- I - Same (Separation): Cartilage of the physis (growth plate) is involved.
- II - Above: Fracture lies above the physis.
- III - Lower: The fracture is below the physis in the epiphysis.
- IV - Through: Metaphysis, physis, and epiphysis all three are fractured.
- V - Rammed (crushed): Physsis is crushed in this fracture.
Keywords: Salter-Harris fracture, Bone fracture, Growth plate, Physis, Metaphysis, Epiphysis