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Genu Valgum

An inward slant of the thigh in which the knees are close together and the ankles far apart. Genu valgum can develop due to skeletal and joint dysplasias (e.g., OSTEOARTHRITIS; HURLER SYNDROME); and malnutrition (e.g., RICKETS; FLUORIDE POISONING).

Year introduced: 2010

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Tree Number(s): C05.116.482

MeSH Unique ID: D056304

Entry Terms:

  • Genu Valgums
  • Knock Knee
  • Knees, Knock
  • Knock Knees
  • Genu Valga
  • Genu Valgas
  • Valga, Genu
  • Valgas, Genu

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