Difference between revisions of "Blount's disease"

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Idiopathic growth disorder of the tibia that causes the lower leg to angle inward, resembling a bowleg.
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*Idiopathic growth disorder of the tibia
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*Causes the lower leg to angle inward, resembling a bowleg.
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*Tibial beaking or fraying
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*Common in kids who ambulate early and obese kids later on

Latest revision as of 14:14, 7 March 2011

Blount's Disease
Blount's Disease
Blount's Fixation
  • Idiopathic growth disorder of the tibia
  • Causes the lower leg to angle inward, resembling a bowleg.
  • Tibial beaking or fraying
  • Common in kids who ambulate early and obese kids later on