knock knees


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knock knees

n (fam) genu valgo, rodillas pegadas (fam)
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In growing children, limb deformities of the legs, including bow legs and knock knees, are among the most frequent causes for a visit to the paediatric orthopedist.
Summary: Conditions such as bow legs, knock knees and in-toeing are usually outgrown but parents must monitor the child's progress
The radiographs of the lower limbs showed the following features: short tibia (with exostosis) and fibula bones bilaterally (figure 3), bowed legs with "knock knees" (genu valgum) (figure 3), postaxial polydactyly in the left foot with the absence of the terminal phalange in the extra digit, and a clinodactyl right great toe.
Most newborns have slight bowing and this continues till the age of a year-and-a-half after which it turns into knock knees.
> Knock Knees: Most of the kids usually in their walking stage have knock knees, a condition in which the knees angle in and touch one another when the legs are straightened like a triangle.
Abysmal turnout and knock knees meant Don Quixote was not in the cards.
Genu varus (bowlegs) and genu valgus (knock knees) are very common bone deformities among children but their cause is spontaneous.
Morquio syndrome, a condition which starts to appear in the early years of a child's life, leads to oddlyshaped bones, knock knees, spine curvature and irregular chest growth.
Morquio syndrome, a condition which starts to appear in the early years of a child's life, leads to oddly-shaped bones, knock knees, spine curvature and irregular chest growth.