Blount’s disease is commonly attributed to an intrinsic, idiopathic defect in the posteromedial proximal tibial physis resulting in progressive. Revue de Chirurgie Orthopédique et Traumatologique – Vol. 88 – N° 2 – p. – IRM épiphysaire du tibia et maladie de Blount – EM|consulte. suggested by Blount: Tibia Vara or Osteochondrosis Deformans Tibiae. Subsequent .. Une sCrie de 17 malades atteints de la maladie de Blount ont kt6 .

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The recurrences were noted at 6 and 26 months respectively, post implant removal.

Children who develop severe bowing before the age of 3 may be treated with knee ankle foot orthoses. There are infantile, juvenile and adolescent forms. Articles Cases Courses Quiz.


The response to guided growth was documented as were any related complications. McKusick observed a family of mixed African-European maladiie with 9 affected persons in 4 generations, with at least 1 instance of male-to-male transmission.

Hemiepiphysiodesis for the correction of angular deformity about the knee. J Pediatr Orthop ; 2: Log in Sign up.

J Pediatr Orthop ; These patients seemed to experience a period of asymmetric growth lateral greater than medial through the physis following removal of hardware which in turn resulted in a recurrence of varus alignment. J Pediatr Orthop B ; Typical appearances of Blount disease.


Maladei we feel it is possible children could have a recurrence following 3 to 5 degrees of overcorrection, we have not seen that happen as of yet. Bathfield boount Beighton noted a predilection for blacks.

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Likewise, our patients under the age of 4 showed excellent response to treatment with tension-band plating. Blount disease is probably a multifactorial disorder with genetic, humoral, biomechanical, and environmental factors Sabharwal, Clinical and radiographic parameters were followed pre- and postoperatively.

This was an IRB approved, single institution, retrospective cohort study. Blount disease is a developmental condition characterized by disordered endochondral ossification of the medial part of the proximal tibial physis resulting in multiplanar deformities of the lower limb review by Sabharwal, Clin Orthop Rel Research ; Considering the known risks of staple migration and breakage, the tension-band plate technique offers the advantage of secure hardware fixation with less chance of device migration or failure.

National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. He was lost to follow-up after his tethering plates maladiie placed.

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Patients with Langerskiold classifications less than V seemed to correct reliably as long as there was adequate growth remaining. Multiplanar deformity analysis of untreated blount disease. Patients with pathologic tibia vara present at various ages and have historically undergone various treatments ranging from bracing to tibial osteotomy based on age at presentation.


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This second, much smaller surgery is most malacie in children with less severe bowing and significant growth remaining. Following tension-band plate application and correction of the varus angulation, the inward tibial torsion was noted to have spontaneously resolved. An exchange of his hardware to the medial side of his tibia resolved the genu valgum D at latest follow-up.

OMIM is intended for use primarily by physicians and other professionals concerned with genetic disorders, by genetics researchers, and by advanced students in science and malaide. Our rationale is that there is no obvious difference in the underlying pathology, but only differences in patient age and body habitus at presentation.

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Blount’s disease

Average kaladie from initial surgery date was 31 months range 8 to 75 months. The condition is commonly bilateral. For the very young patient, some advocate conservative management with the utilization of bracing; yet the effectiveness of this approach remains controversial.

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