Slipped upper tibial epiphysis in infantile tibia vara: Three cases

A. P. Sanghrajka, R. A. Hill, C. F. Murnaghan, A. H. R. W. Simpson, M. C. Bellemore
  • The Bone & Joint Journal, August 2012, Bone & Joint
  • DOI: 10.1302/0301-620x.94b9.28271

Slipped upper tibial epiphysis (SUTE) causing tiba vara

What is it about?

This reports three cases of an uncommon cause of tibia vara (bow legs) not previously described in the literature.

Why is it important?

Surgeons should be aware of this uncommon variant of tibia vara it as it requires treatment that is different to that used in conventional cases.

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