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.

osteochondrosis deformans tibiae

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

osteochondrosis deformans tibiae

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