The following is true about the Salter-Harris classification of paediatric fractures:a. Type I has a good prognosis
Type I has a good prognosis. Type I Salter-Harris fractures generally have a good prognosis and can be thought of as ‘slipped’ epiphyses. There are five types, Type V being a crush injury of the growth plate. Type II involves the metaphysis, Type III the epiphysis, and Type IV both the metaphysis and epiphysis.