Disease Information for Tibia vara/Blount's disease

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Leg Pain
Asymmetric Limbs
Bowing of extremities
Bowlegged/Genu varus
Decreased Knee range of motion
Knee manifestation/involvement/secondary
Knee Pain
Limp
Limping Child
Single Joint Pain
Skeletal problems/symptoms/signs
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Course/Improves with time/growth/development
Course/Progressive
Demographics & Risk Factors
Ethnic or Racial Factors
Black/African american population
Established Disease Population
Patient/Obese
Population Group
Child
Infant
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Child-Infant Only
Population/Children/all
Population/Infant
Diagnostic Test Results
X-RAY
Xray/Tibia abnormal
Xray/Tibial Medial Angulation
Xray/Tibial Medial Metaphysis Irregular
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Knee arthritis
Knee osteoarthitis
Knee varus/genu varus deformity
Skeletal dysplasia
Skeletal/bone malformations
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/Growth/rapid growth
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Pediatric disorders (ex)
CLASS/Knee/Femur/Tibia involvement
CLASS/Long bone involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Skeletal (category)
CLASS/Tibia involvement/disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Osteochondritis/developmental (ex)
Pathophysiology/Skeletal defomities/acquired
Process
PROCESS/Congenital/developmental (category)
PROCESS/Developmental/delayed expression disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Traumatic/regeneration (ex)
PROCESS/Reference organ/system (category)
PROCESS/Anomalies/Deformities/Malformations (EX)
Synonyms
Synonym
Tibia vara Blount's disease, Synonym/Blounts disease, Synonym/Non-Rachitic tibia vara deformity, Synonym/Osteochondrosis deformans Tibiae, Synonym/Tibia osteochondrosis, Synonym/Tibia vara
Treatment
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Surgery
Definition

Congenital/Developmental varus (bowlegged) deformity in children; metaphysis bowing of both or one tibia; known as Blounts disease or tibial osteochondrosis deformans or non-rachitic tibia varus deformity; joints are not involved can improve with time

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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