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Table 2 MRI findings of the different zones of femoral head in the specimens

From: Cyclical loading causes injury in and around the porcine proximal femoral physeal plate: proposed cause of the development of cam deformity in young athletes

Specimen Zones
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
   Adjacent to the physeal plate   Epiphysis Metaphysis
  Superior Inferior     
  Medially Laterally Medially Laterally Medially Laterally Medially Laterally
1 - - + + 0 0 0 0
2 - + + 0 0 0 0 0
3 - 0 + + 0 0 0 0
4 0 0 + 0 0 0 + +
5 - 0 + - 0 0 0 0
6 - 0 0 0 0 - 0 0
Control 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1. + and – indicate a higher and a lower signal respectively, compared with the control.