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Review Article

Preclinical Studies on Mesenchymal Stem Cell-Based Therapy for Growth Plate Cartilage Injury Repair

Figure 1

The Salter-Harris classification system. Types I and II fractures do not affect the epiphyseal blood supply. On the other hand, types III, IV, and V do disrupt the blood supply and will more than often result in undesirable bony repair tissue-causing problems of angulations and growth arrest.

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