Blount disease: a review of the English literature.


A review of the English literature on Blount disease (osteochondrosis deformans tibiae; tibia vara) revealed that two forms of the disease, infantile and adolescent, are recognized. The cause of Blount disease is probably multifactorial. Most recent evidence on the pathogenesis implicates mechanical factors. The diagnosis can be difficult in very young… (More)


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@article{Bradway1987BlountDA, title={Blount disease: a review of the English literature.}, author={John K. Bradway and R. A. Klassen and Hamlet A Peterson}, journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics}, year={1987}, volume={7 4}, pages={472-80} }