osteochondrosis deformans tibiae


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osteochondrosis

 [os″te-o-kon-dro´sis]
a disease of the growth ossification centers in children, beginning as a degeneration or necrosis followed by regeneration or recalcification; known by various names, depending on the bone involved.
osteochondrosis defor´mans ti´biae tibia vara.
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osteochondrosis deformans tibiae

(1) Blount's disease, see there.
(2) Genu varum, see there.
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osteochondrosis deformans tibiae

Degeneration or aseptic necrosis of the medial condyle of the tibia.
See also: osteochondrosis
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