Introduction. Blount’s disease is progressive pathologic genu varum centered at the tibia; Best divided into two distinct disease entities. Infantile. Blount disease refers to a local disturbance of growth of the medial aspect of the proximal tibial metaphysis and/or epiphysis that results in tibia vara. Blount disease is a growth disorder of the shin bone (tibia) characterized by inward turning of the lower leg (bowing) that slowly worsens over time. While it is not.
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Infantile Blount’s Disease (tibia vara)
Please vote below and help us build the most advanced adaptive learning platform in medicine. The most appropriate initial management should consist of which of the following?
An month-old child blouny a proximal tibia metaphyseal-diaphyseal angle of 11 degrees. A 5-year-old child with untreated renal osteodystrophy and a proximal tibia metaphyseal-diaphyseal angle of 16 degrees.
A 8-year-old child with distal femoral varus and a lateral distal femoral angle of 95 degrees. At most recent follow-up, the varus deformity of his bilateral legs has worsened despite compliance with bracing. What treatment is now recommended? How is the staple an example of the Hueter-Volkmann principle? Educational video describing the condition of bow leg in children.
Blount disease (tibia vara) | Radiology Case |
HPI – 9 year old pre-menarchal female presents with severe left tibia vara without any symptoms of knee pain. She has had no prior treatment. She is able to do all activities and sports without limitations.
What is the optimal treatment for this child’s deformity?
HPI – Progresive varus deformity noticed since 2 months. What is the most likely diagnosis? Please vote below and help us build the most advanced adaptive learning platform in medicine The complexity of this topic is appropriate for?
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Nabil Ebraheim General – Infantile Blount’s Disease tibia vara – Educational video describing the condition of bow leg in children. C Pediatrics – Infantile Blount’s Disease tibia vara HPI – 9 year old pre-menarchal female presents with severe left tibia vara without any symptoms of knee pain. Please login to add comment.
Early walking, large stature, obesity. Self-limited – stage II and IV can exhibit spontaneous resolution. Progressive, never resolves spontaneously thus bracing unlikely to work.