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Tibia vara

Known as: Osteochondrosis of Blount, Blount disease, Blount's Disease 
A growth disorder of the tibia in children and adolescents that presents as progressive bowing of one or both legs.
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The purpose was to assess the accuracy of deformity correction achieved in patients with tibia vara using acute intraoperative… Expand
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2005
2005
BACKGROUND Late-onset tibia vara (Blount disease) can be difficult to treat because of frequent morbid obesity and associated… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Operative correction for infantile and adolescent tibia vara has been described using both external and internal fixation… Expand
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1995
1995
Osteotomy is the well-established treatment of Blount's disease (tibia vara), although the types of fixation used vary… Expand
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Review
1990
Review
1990
Idiopathic tibia vara or Blount's disease can be classified into three age-onset groups: (1) infantile, less than three years; (2… Expand
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1988
1988
  • George T. Rab
  • Journal of pediatric orthopedics
  • 1988
  • Corpus ID: 12315788
Nine oblique proximal tibial osteotomies were performed on six children with genu varum, all but one of whom had Blount's disease… Expand
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1984
1984
This clinical, radiographic, and histologic study clarifies the evolution of the distinct clinical and radiographic disorder… Expand
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
To elucidate the cause of tibia vara, finite element analysis of the proximal tibia was used to investigate the stresses… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
BLOUNT DISEASE (tibia vara) ~ is a skeletal disorder characterized by bowed legs and tibial torsion. Radiographically, the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
The metaphyseal-diaphyseal angle is the angle created by the intersection of a line through the transverse plane of the proximal… Expand
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