UCSD Musculoskeletal Radiology
Salter Harris and Ogden classification of physeal fractures
Epiphyseal separation through the physis, SH1.
Epiphyseal separation through the physis with a small fragment of the metaphysis, SH2.
Separation of part of the epiphysis through the physis, SH3.
Separation of part of the epiphysis with the adjacent metaphysis, SH4.
Compression of the physis, SH5.
Injury to the perichondrium of the physis, SH6.
An osteochondral fracture of the epiphysis, SH7.
A fracture of the metaphysis causing interuption of the blood supply to the physis and growth disturbance, SH8.
An injury to the diaphyseal periosteum causing interuption of the blood supply to the physis and growth disturbance, SH9.
Diagramatic representation of the amended Salter Harris clasification of physeal injuries.