genu varum

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  • noun

Synonyms for genu varum

a leg bowed outward at the knee (or below the knee)

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Surgeons have found that current hip resurfacing implants and unicondylar knee implants are poorly suited to the common Japanese conditions of hip dysplasia and bow-leggedness.
Possibilities include a position of slight bow-leggedness at the knee, mild leg length differences, malalignment at the ankles, weak hip abductors (gluteus medius and minimus), training errors such as sudden increases in distance or inadequate warm up.