A.Anatomy and Physiology.
The growth of "bone, the epiphyseal cartilage,
its macroscopic and microscopic appearances.
Varieties, conditions necessary for production,
"separation of the epiphyses", the effect of
the periosteum, (Schlatter's disease, osteochondritis of the heel, pathological conditions
of the navicular tubercle,) relative frequency
of occurrence, causation, influence of age,
influence of pathological conditions, e.g.
rickets, scurvy, congenital syphilis, tuberculosis, suppurative conditions, etc;
C.Clinical Features and Complications.
E.Sequelae and Prognosis.
CASES. Reports, X-Ray Photographs and Commentaries:
I. Compound Separation of the Upper Epiphysis of
the Humerus with Complete Displacement of the Diaphysis, in a boy of 13 years.
II. Separation and Anterior Displacement of the
Upper Epiphysis of the Radius in a boy of 13 yrs.
III. Separation of the Lower Epiphysis and Fracture of the Lateral Condyle of the Diaphysis of the
Radius, associated with Compound Fractures of the
Radial and Ulnar shafts, in a boy of 14 years.
IV. Separation and Anterior Displacement of the
Lower Epiphysis of the Femur, in a boy of 14 years.
V. Traumatic Genu Valgum, following an injury to
the Lower Epiphyseal Cartilage of the Femur, in a
man of 22 years.