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Figure 6 | Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics

Figure 6

From: Surgical-experimental principles of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction with open growth plates

Figure 6

In the absence of an epiphyseal bone core or at the beginning of its formation (above), and the risk to develop a transphyseal bone bridge is lower in comparison to a situation where the bone core has developed further. In these cases a transphyseal bone formation with the development of a dip deformity could be observed (below) (modified from Barash and Siffert 1966).

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