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Table 1 Secondary diagnoses of treated children upon implantation: absolute and as percentage values in descending frequency

From: Treatment of genu valgum in children by means of temporary hemiepiphysiodesis using eight-plates: short-term findings

Additional diagnosis Absolute number Percentage
Obesity 43 40.9%
Chunky feet 6 5.7%
Syndromal disorders 6 5.7%
Noonan’s syndrome 1 1.0%
Trisomy 5 1 1.0%
Trisomy 21 4 3.8%
Scoliosis 5 4.8%
Slipped capital femoral epiphysis 5 4.8%
Congenital patellar dislocation 5 4.8%
Infantile cerebral palsy (ICP) 4 3.8%
Enchondromatosis 4 3.8%
Mental retardation 4 3.8%
Perthes’ disease 3 2.9%
Malignomas 3 2.9%
Epiphyseal dysplasia 3 2.9%
Schlatter’s disease 2 1.9%
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis 2 1.9%
Scheuermann’s disease 1 1.0%