genu varum

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Noun1.genu varum - a leg bowed outward at the knee (or below the knee)genu varum - a leg bowed outward at the knee (or below the knee)
leg - a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
disability, disablement, handicap, impairment - the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness; "reading disability"; "hearing impairment"
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ge·nu va·rum

n. rodilla vara, piernas arqueadas,
pop. zambo-a, curvatura anormal de las rodillas hacia afuera.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

genu varum

n genu varo, piernas arqueadas (fam)
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Kataria added, "In chronic arthritis cases - where the knee pain significantly impacts one's quality of life or leads to bowing of the legs - painkillers and exercise fail to provide pain relief.
After the age of one the patient showed growth retardation and bowing of the legs. Physical examination revealed flexion contractures, progressive swelling and stiffness of the interphalangeal joints.
A 4-year 7-month-old boy was referred to our hospital because of bowing of the legs and short stature.