Author | Nirav Shastri, MD

Articles

Salter-Harris II Fracture of the Distal Phalanx

August 01, 2008

A 10-year-old boy stubbed his toe while running upstairs barefoot. He presented with tenderness, swelling, and ecchymosis of the left great toe and bleeding in and around the nail fold (A). Radiographs of the left foot revealed a Salter-Harris II fracture of the distal phalanx (B).

Avulsion of the Ischial Tuberosity

August 01, 2008

A 13-year-old girl felt a “pop” while doing a split during gymnastics. She later complained of right hip pain and inability to bear weight on the right leg.