Infantile Blount disease

  • A Taksande
  • A Kumar
  • K Vilhekar
  • S Chaurasiya
Keywords: Blount disease, bowing, epiphysis


Blount disease is an acquired growth disorder of the medial aspect of the proximal tibial physis, epiphysis and metaphysis.Infantile Blount disease present with bowing and length discrepancy in the lower limbs. The deformed medial tibial metaphysisrepresent as nontender bony protuberance can be palpated along the medial aspect of the proximal tibia. Here, we presentan 18-month-old boy presented with the complaints of bilateral bowing of lower limb with normal biochemical investigationand radiological survey revealed Blount disease.


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TaksandeA., KumarA., VilhekarK., & ChaurasiyaS. (2009). Infantile Blount disease. Malaysian Family Physician, 4(1), 3. Retrieved from
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