Treatment of infantile Blount disease with lateral tension band plating.

@article{Scott2012TreatmentOI,
  title={Treatment of infantile Blount disease with lateral tension band plating.},
  author={Allison Cooper Scott},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics},
  year={2012},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={
          29-34
        }
}
BACKGROUND Growth manipulation has had increasing popularity in the treatment of lower extremity angular deformities in children. This paper discusses the use of growth manipulation for the treatment of infantile Blount disease as an alternative to proximal tibial osteotomy. METHODS A retrospective chart and radiographic review was carried out for 12 children (18 limbs) who had treatment of infantile Blount disease with application of lateral proximal tibial tension band plates. Some children… CONTINUE READING
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