Blount disease

Case contributed by Dr Alborz Jahangiri

Presentation

Leg bowing. No pain. Similar history in brother who had corrective surgery.

Patient Data

Age: Child
Gender: Female
X-ray

The tibial shafts are in varus position. The proximal tibial metaphysis has a beak like protuberance bilaterally. Angle of Drennan measure 15º on both sides.

Case Discussion

Appearances are typical of Blount disease.

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Case information

rID: 47510
Case created: 19th Aug 2016
Last edited: 23rd Sep 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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