A case of tibia vara (Blount's disease) from the Early Middle Ages

René Lagier, Charles-Albert Baud, Christiane Kramar


Unilateral tibia vara (Blount's disease) with shortening of the leg was the only change observed on the skeleton of a young male dating from the Early Middle Ages. An anatomico-radiographic correlation was made. The interest of paleopathology in the study of skeletal diseases was noted.

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