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.
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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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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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