tibia

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Synonyms for tibia

the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle

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Blount's disease, a growth disorder of the tibia (shin bone) causes the lower leg to angle inwards leading to bowlegs.
Furthermore, childhood overweight puts children at risk for type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, high cholesterol and high blood pressure, asthma, sleep disorders, early puberty or menstruation, Blount's disease (progressive turning of the lower leg, resembling bowleg), and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
The medical device is designed to treat bone fractures and deformities as well as bone defects, dwarfism, polio, rachitism and Blount's disease.
* Children with knee or hip pain and xray findings suggestive of slipped capital femoral epiphysis or Blount's disease (tibia vara) may need orthopedic evaluation.
Children with tibia vara (Blount's disease) are early walkers.