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Genu Varum

  • Aristides I. CruzJr.
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Abstract

Genu varum or “bow-leggedness” can be associated with certain physiologic abnormalities in the growing skeleton. Knowledge of the normal development of lower extremity alignment is important to guide diagnosis and treatment of pediatric genu varum.

Keywords

Bow-legs Knee Growth Proximal tibia Physis Alignment 

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© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Aristides I. CruzJr.
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  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryWarren Alpert Medical School of Brown UniversityProvidenceUSA

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