Blount's disease(redirected from Blounts disease)
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the inner and larger of the two bones of the lower leg; it articulates with the femur and head of the fibula above and with the talus below. See appendix 3-3 and see color plates.
tibia val´ga a bowing of the leg in which the angulation is away from the midline of the body.
tibia va´ra medial angulation of the tibia in the metaphyseal region, due to a growth disturbance of the medial aspect of the proximal tibial epiphysis; there are both infantile and adolescent types. Called also Blount's disease.
|OC||Site affected||Type||Age of onset (years)|
|Blount's disease||Proximal tibial epiphysis||Underdevelopment of medial epiphysis||1-3; 6-13|
|Buschke's disease||Cuneiforms||Ossification anomaly||11-15|
|Freiberg's disease||Second/third metatarsal head||Crushing OC||12-18|
|Iselin's disease||Base of fifth metatarsal||Traction apophysitis||11-15|
|Kohler's disease||Navicular||Crushing OC||3-7|
|Legg-Calve-Perthe disease||Capital femoral epiphysis||True OC||2-16|
|Osgood-Schlatter disease||Tibial tuberosity||Trauma-related||11-15|
|Osteochondritis dissecans||Talar dome|
Lateral femoral condyle of knee
|Sever's disease||Calcaneal apophysis||Traction apophysitis||10-14|
|Sinding-Larson-Johansson disease||Patella||Traction apophysitis||10-14|
|Treve's disease||Sesamoids (1 MTPJ)||True OC||15-20|
1 MTPJ, first metatarsophalangeal joint.