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Blount disease

Blount disease: Introduction

Blount disease: A bone developmental disorder that affects the shin bone (tibia) resulting in a progressive bow-legged appearance due to the inward facing angle of the shin bone. One or both legs may be affected. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Blount disease is available below.

Symptoms of Blount disease

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Blount disease: Complications

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Causes of Blount disease

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Misdiagnosis and Blount disease

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Blount disease: Animations

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Definitions of Blount disease:

Blount disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Blount disease, or a subtype of Blount disease, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Blount disease as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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More information about Blount disease

  1. Blount disease: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Complications
 

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