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MSK L3 - MSK Disease in Children

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Angular deformities

Question Answer
Genu varumbowlegs
Genu valgumknock-knees
All babies are borned with what angular derformity? genu varum "bowlegs"
Explain the natural progression of knees.Born with Genu varum >>> 3 years improved and tend to be more genu valgum >> age 7 adult gait
When should one be concerned about genu varum "bowlegs"?Asymmetric, unilateral, painful or progression not as expected?
List 5 differentials for genu varumBlount's Disease
Tumor
Infection
Rickets
Dysplasia/Dwarfism
Desrcibre Blount's Disease- medial proximal tibial physis collapses
- AA girls, overweight, early walkers
- requires ortho referral and surgery
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Rotational Deformities

Section 2