From the case: Rickets

X-ray
Frontal
System: Musculoskeletal
Section: Gamuts
Tag: tibia
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ Serial x-rays of a child with rickets demonstrating marked bowing of the legs. Tibial osteotomy has been performed on the right. ”

Used in the following article:

  • Leg bowing in children - “ Leg bowing in children is common and often developmental. Differential diagnosis The differential includes: developmental bowing exaggeration ...”
  • Rickets - “ Rickets, less commonly known as rachitis, refers to deficient mineralization of the growth plate in the pediatric population. In contrast, osteoma...”
  • Blount disease - “ Blount disease refers to a local disturbance of growth of the medial aspect of the proximal tibial metaphysis and/or epiphysis that results in tib...”

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