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Results 1 - 9 of 9 for genu varum OR bow leg OR Blount disease
  1. Bowed Legs (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)  
    ... years, it may be impossible to distinguish infantile Blount's disease from physiologic genu varum. By the age of 3 years, however, the ... stresses that occur on the joints. Adolescents with Blount's disease are most likely ... Physiologic genu varum. Although physiologic genu varum does not require active ...
  2. Blount Disease (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... can actually start to rotate as well as bow, causing a condition called in-toeing (when the feet point inward instead of straight out). Over time, Blount disease also can lead to arthritis of the knee joint and, in very severe cases, trouble walking. ...
  3. Cartilage Hair Hypoplasia (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... Problems Bowing of Legs Mild bowing of the legs, either genu valgus or genu varum is characteristic and may require corrective osteotomy . Subluxation of the hips may require also surgery. Legg-Perthes disease has been reported in both male and female ...
  4. ... control and coordination. Bowlegs Bowleggedness (medical ... rickets or Blount's disease. Rickets, a bone growth problem usually caused by ...
  5. Genu varum ... usually stand with the ankles apart and the knees just touching. If ... Blount's disease Fractures that do not heal correctly Lead or ...
  6. Multiple Epiphyseal Dysplasia (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... blunted, flattened, or slightly ovoid vertebral bodies Arms & Legs: Shortened limbs Short and stubby fingers and toes Minor flexion contractures of the knees and elbows Genu valgum or varum What are the X-ray characteristics? The major ...
  7. Neurofibromatosis (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)  
    ... is one of the first signs of the disease, most often occurring before a child is two years old. The tibia typically bows toward the front and to the outside of the leg (called an anterolateral bow). If the child has ...
  8. Behcet's Disease From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)  
    ... digestive organs. Blood Clots Some people with Behçet’s disease have blood clots resulting from inflammation in the veins (thrombophlebitis [throm-bow-fluh-BEYE-tis]), usually in the legs. Symptoms include pain and tenderness in the affected ...
  9. Hypochondroplasia (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... early indicators of this skeletal dysplasia. Musculoskeletal Problems Genu Varum Genu varum and outward bowing become pronounced as children age ... longer fibulae. Considerable Discomfort Considerable discomfort in ... include activity-related leg pain that is relieved on squatting down, tingling, ...