Rickets

Case contributed by Dr Angela Byrne

Presentation

Leg bowing.

Patient Data

Age: 6 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Marked leg bowing. 

X-ray

Long-leg view 18 months later (7.5 years of age)

Marked leg bowing. Right tibial osteotomy. 

X-ray

Long-leg view 18 months later still (9 years of age)

Marked leg bowing. 

Case Discussion

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

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Case information

rID: 8116
Published: 13th Jan 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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