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Musculoskeletal Disorders in Childhood

In children, a wide variety of disorders affect the muscles, joints, and bones. These disorders may be caused by heredity, injury, inflammation, or infection.
The musculoskeletal disorders dealt with in this section are divided into 5 main sections:

Hip & Thigh Bone Back Foot & Knee Hereditary Inflammatory
Hip and thighbone problems Scoliosis Osgood-Schlatter Disease Osteopetroses Inflammatory disorders
Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease Scheuermann's Disease Knock Knees Osteochondrodysplasias Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis Köhler's Bone Disease Bow Legs Mucopolysaccharidoses Rheumatic Heart Disease/
Rheumatic Fever
Knock Knees   Pigeon Toes Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Köhler's Bone Disease
Bow Legs   Flat feet Marfan's Syndrome  
      Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum  
      Cutis Laxa  

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