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
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ge·nu va·rum

n. rodilla vara, piernas arqueadas,
pop. zambo-a, curvatura anormal de las rodillas hacia afuera.

genu varum

n genu varo, piernas arqueadas (fam)
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In higher age group (>40 years) at a fluoride concentration of 2.8 ppm or higher, deformities such as crippling, kyphosis, and genu varum were observed.
[2] Advanced stage of hypertrophy arthritis results in restriction of range of movement, stiffness of joint and gross deformities like genu valgum, genu varum and flexion contractures.
Right knee posture alignment assessments in cases revealed normal knee alignment in 75(83.3%) subjects, genu varum in 10(11.2%), genu valgum in 3(3.3%) and genu recurvatum in 2(1.8%).
Scoliotic dancers presented a significantly higher prevalence of anatomical anomalies (such as genu varum and hallux valgus).
Radiologically bony deformities were seen in 10 (58.82%) patients which included genu varum in 9, genu valgum in 2, wind swept deformity in 1, bilateral coxa vara in 1, protrusio acetabulae in 1, fractures in 5, pseudofractures in 3, and lytic bone lesions with osteosclerotic margin over acetabular roof in 1 patient (Fig.
Although from clinical experiences an association between intense sports activities like soccer players and genu varum seems evident, today no scientific data regarding this association are available.