Diagram - Metaphyseal diaphyseal angle of Drennan

Case contributed by Dr Matt Skalski

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Tibia vara

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Age: Young patient

The first line is drawn along the long axis of the tibia, tangential to the cortex, and a perpendicular line to this is created. A second line is drawn along the slope of the metaphysis, and the angle created with the perpendicular line is measured. 

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rID: 23625
Case created: 28th Jun 2013
Last edited: 1st Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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