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Valgus deformity after fracture of the proximal tibial metaphysis in childhood.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7102285     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
When a childhood fracture of the proximal tibial metaphysis with valgus dislocation is not anatomically reduced, a valgus deformity comparable with the angulation seen on the accident X-ray develops within a few weeks. The angulation o the proximal tibia shows neither exacerbation nor regression, but in a number of cases correction of the mechanical axis occurs in the distal epiphyseal plate.
J D Visser; A G Veldhuizen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica     Volume:  53     ISSN:  0001-6470     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Orthop Scand     Publication Date:  1982 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-09-24     Completed Date:  1982-09-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370352     Medline TA:  Acta Orthop Scand     Country:  DENMARK    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  663-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Epiphyses / physiopathology
Retrospective Studies
Tibia / physiopathology,  radiography
Tibial Fractures / complications*
Wound Healing

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