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Groove of Ranvier :

 

  • Supplies chondrocytes to the periphery for lateral growth ( width ).
  • Circumferential growth occurs in this zone.

 

Perichondrial Ring of LaCroix : 

  • Dense fibrous tissue that anchors and supports the physis.
  • It connects the metaphyseal periosteum and cartilaginous epiphysis.

By Dr. Tushar Mehta

MBBS , DNB (Ortho), MNAMS, PGDCR, http://www.facebook.com/orthopaedicsplus.in

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