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Blount's Disease

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Affiliation: Brooke Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Blount's Disease

History: 7 YO female with chronic history of right knee pain. Denies any history of trauma.

Findings: Standing plain frontal radiograph of the bilateral knees demonstrates varus angulation of the right knee. There is depression and irregularity of the medial right tibia. The medial tibial physis is poorly defined. Additionally, beaking of the metaphysis is noted and the metaphyseal-diaphyseal angle is abnormally widened at 22 degrees.

Ddx: physiological bowing of the legs osteogenesis imperfecta trauma infection rickets

Exam: Varus deformity of the right lower extremity.

No MeSH data available.


Standing frontal radiograph of the bilateral knees demonstrates varus angulation of the left knee.  There is depression and irregularity of the medial right tibia.  The medial tibial physis is poorly defined.  Additionally, beaking of the metaphysis is noted and the metaphyseal-diaphyseal angle is abnormally widened at 22 degrees.
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MPX2541_synpic17361: Standing frontal radiograph of the bilateral knees demonstrates varus angulation of the left knee. There is depression and irregularity of the medial right tibia. The medial tibial physis is poorly defined. Additionally, beaking of the metaphysis is noted and the metaphyseal-diaphyseal angle is abnormally widened at 22 degrees.


Blount's Disease

Banks KB - MedPix

Standing frontal radiograph of the bilateral knees demonstrates varus angulation of the left knee.  There is depression and irregularity of the medial right tibia.  The medial tibial physis is poorly defined.  Additionally, beaking of the metaphysis is noted and the metaphyseal-diaphyseal angle is abnormally widened at 22 degrees.
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MPX2541_synpic17361: Standing frontal radiograph of the bilateral knees demonstrates varus angulation of the left knee. There is depression and irregularity of the medial right tibia. The medial tibial physis is poorly defined. Additionally, beaking of the metaphysis is noted and the metaphyseal-diaphyseal angle is abnormally widened at 22 degrees.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Brooke Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Blount's Disease

History: 7 YO female with chronic history of right knee pain. Denies any history of trauma.

Findings: Standing plain frontal radiograph of the bilateral knees demonstrates varus angulation of the right knee. There is depression and irregularity of the medial right tibia. The medial tibial physis is poorly defined. Additionally, beaking of the metaphysis is noted and the metaphyseal-diaphyseal angle is abnormally widened at 22 degrees.

Ddx: physiological bowing of the legs osteogenesis imperfecta trauma infection rickets

Exam: Varus deformity of the right lower extremity.

No MeSH data available.