Besides the irregularity of the epiphyseal line, three other changes are seen in the bones of syphilitic infection.
They also appear frequently to arise from the epiphyseal line.
The nose of the bullet is at the epiphyseal line, which is shown in the femur.
Here the blood may extend for a considerable distance along the shaft, but rarely beyond the epiphyseal line.
It is to these epiphyseal separations that the term fracture or infraction usually refers.
Holt reports a case where a child bled to death following incision into an epiphyseal swelling at the lower end of the femur.
Osteomyelitis nearly always begins in the diaphysis of the long bones, usually near the epiphyseal line.
The latter formation is the one which is most common in the vicinity of the epiphyseal line of the long bones, notably of the leg.
epiphysis e·piph·y·sis (ĭ-pĭf'ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. e·piph·y·ses (-sēz')
The end of a long bone that is originally separated from the main bone by a layer of cartilage but that later becomes united to the main bone through ossification.
See pineal body.