Skeletal Radiology

, Volume 23, Issue 5, pp 333–335 | Cite as

Focal fibrocartilaginous dysplasia and tibia vara: a case report

  • W. Peter Cockshott
  • Robert Martin
  • Lawrence Friedman
  • Michael Yuen


A 2-year-old black boy with focal fibrocartilaginous dysplasia is described with illustrations of the typical radiographic appearances supplemented by computed tomographic and magnetic resonance images. Since this rare condition is self-correcting, diagnosis is important so that surgical intervention and biopsy can be avoided and conservative management instituted.

Key words

Tibia vara Focal fibrocartilaginous dysplasia Blount's disease 


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© International Skeletal Society 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Peter Cockshott
    • 1
  • Robert Martin
    • 2
  • Lawrence Friedman
    • 1
  • Michael Yuen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyMcMaster University Medical CentreHamiltonCanada
  2. 2.Department of OrthopedicsMcMaster University Medical CentreHamiltonCanada

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