tibia vara

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Related to tibia vara: Blount's disease
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Noun1.tibia vara - a leg bowed outward at the knee (or below the knee)tibia vara - a leg bowed outward at the knee (or below the knee)
leg - a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
disability, disablement, handicap, impairment - the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness; "reading disability"; "hearing impairment"
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Blount disease, also known as tibia vara, is caused by abnormal endochondral ossification of the medial aspect of the proximal tibial physis.
Inclusion criteria were as follows: (1) skeletally mature patients younger than 40 years of age with cosmetic purpose; (2) idiopathic proximal tibia vara without pain or arthritic change; and (3) no history of fracture or ligamentous injury, congenital bony deformities, or infections of the lower extremity Patients with patellofemoral joint symptoms, rheumatoid arthritis, or limited range of motion were excluded from the study.
* Obesity-related conditions included asthma, depression, dyslipidemia, sleep apnea, diabetes, hypertension, tibia vara, acanthosis nigricans, steatohepatitis, dysmetabolic syndrome, and hyperinsulinemia.