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Growth Plate Quiz
Take the Growth Plate Quiz Growth plates are found on the long bones of children and teenagers. These plates are areas ...
Fast Facts
Scoliosis can affect more than one family member. Any child with a parent or sibling who has scoliosis should be screened by a doctor, advises the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases .
Congenital and Hereditary Disorders
Osteogenesis Imperfecta in Children
Osteogenesis Imperfecta in Children What is osteogenesis imperfecta? Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), also known as brittl...
Muscular Dystrophy
Muscular Dystrophy What is muscular dystrophy? Muscular dystrophy (MD) is a broad term that describes a genetic (inheri...
Metatarsus Adductus
Metatarsus Adductus What is metatarsus adductus? Metatarsus adductus, also known as metatarsus varus, is a common foot ...
Congenital Limb Defects
Congenital Limb Defects What are congenital limb defects? Congenital limb defects occur when a portion or the entire up...
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH)
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) What is DDH? Developmental dysplasia of the hip is a congenital (present at bi...
Clubfoot
Clubfoot What is clubfoot? Clubfoot, also known as talipes equinovarus, is a congenital (present at birth) foot deformi...
Congenital Hand Deformities
Congenital Hand Deformities What are congenital hand deformities? Congenital anomalies are deformities that are present...
Growth-Related Disorders
Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease
Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease What is Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease? Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (or Perthes disease) is a rar...
Femoral Anteversion
Femoral Anteversion What is femoral anteversion? Femoral anteversion is an inward twisting of the thigh bone, also know...
Tibial Torsion
Tibial Torsion What is tibial torsion? Tibial torsion is an inward twisting of the shin bones (the bones that are locat...
Osgood-Schlatter Disease
Osgood-Schlatter Disease What is Osgood-Schlatter disease? Osgood-Schlatter disease is an overuse condition or injury o...
Lordosis
Lordosis What is lordosis? A normal spine, when viewed from behind appears straight. However, a spine affected by lordo...
Scoliosis in Children
Scoliosis in Children What is scoliosis? Click Image to Enlarge A normal spine, when viewed from behind, appears straig...
Kyphosis
Kyphosis What is kyphosis? A normal spine, when viewed from behind appears straight. However, a spine affected by kypho...
Nursemaid's Elbow
Nursemaid's Elbow What is nursemaid's elbow? Nursemaid's elbow occurs when the radius (one of the bones in the forearm)...