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Table 1 Epidemiology and mechanism of Salter-Harris injuries to the proximal tibia.

From: Salter-Harris II injury of the proximal tibial epiphysis with both vascular compromise and compartment syndrome: a case report

Author et al Fracture Number Patient Number % Male Mean Age (yrs) Cause of Injury
      Sports RTA Bicycle Other
Aitkin (1956) [5] 2 2 100 11 1 1 0 0
Shelton (1979) [3] 39 38 97 14 18 12 4 4
Burkhart (1979) [2] 28 27 85 11 11 8 1 7
Bertin (1983) [6] 13 13 Unknown 14 2 11 0 0
Gill (1984) [9] 3 3 100 15 0 2 0 1
Poulsen (1989) [7] 15 15 73 15 2 13 0 0
Wozasek (1991) [4] 29 29 67 13 12 11 0 6
Gautier (1998) [10] 6 6 83 11 1 1 0 4
Rhemrev (2000) [8] 6 6 67 13 1 1 0 4
Totals 141 139 84 13 48
35%
60
43%
5
4%
26
19%