Infantile coxa vara.

  title={Infantile coxa vara.},
  author={Helene Pavlov and Amy Beth Goldman and Robert H. Freiberger},
  volume={135 3},
Infantile coxa vara is an unusual localized dysplasia, not evident at birth, which is first noticed when the child begins walking. Twelve cases are presented with emphasis on the characteristic roentgen findings which include abnormal ossification of the femoral neck, a vertical physis, a characteristic triangular osseous fragment at the medial inferior corner of the metaphysis, and a straight femoral shaft. Prompt diagnosis and early management can reduce severe deformity and degenerative… CONTINUE READING