A source of reference for paediatricians, orthopaedic surgeons and GPs who want to turn to a particular chapter and find straightforward, concise and useful information. It covers common, everyday disorders faced by the practising physician, such as flat feet, knock knees, growing pains etc.
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Basic Considerations in Growing Bones and Joints
Lower Extremity Developmental Attitudes in Infancy and Early Childhood
Common Orthopaedic Conditions from Birth to Walking
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abduction abnormal adolescent affected age group ankle antalgic AP radiograph demonstrating appropriate orthopaedic referral associated bilateral birth bony cartilage cervical characteristic child common commonly seen condition congenital contracture cysts deformity degrees diagnosis is established diaphysis disease dislocation disorder distal epiphysis etiology females femoral condyle femoral head femoral neck femur Figure flexion foot fracture genu varum graph growth plate hindfoot hip joint idiopathic infection internal rotation involvement juvenile rheumatoid arthritis knee kyphosis Lateral radio Legg-Calve-Perthes disease lesions limb limp long bones lower extremities lumbar males medial metaphysis metatarsal months of age muscle navicular nearly normal occasionally occur orthopaedic orthotic ossification center pain patella patients percent physis position present primary care physician pronation proximal puberty radiograph result roughly Scheuermann's disease scoliosis septic arthritis shoewear skeletal maturation soft tissue spinal spine subluxation symptoms syndrome talus tendon tibia tion torticollis treatment usually valgus varus vertebrae vertical talus weight bearing