genu varum

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Synonyms for genu varum

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

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Jo says: "Rickets is a disease which affects bone development in children - more specifically causing bones to soften and become weak which can in turn lead to deformities of the spine - curvature for example - or bowing of the legs.
com/science/article/pii/S2210261213002599) Writing in the International Journal of Surgery Case Reports , the authors said the boy was suffering from obstructive sleep apnea, where he stops breathing during the night, and bowing of the legs.
A 34-month-old African American male was referred for evaluation of anteromedial bowing of the legs (Fig.
Many people with osteoarthritis of the knee have knee deformities such as bowing of the legs, which can make walking difficult.
Posterior or medial bowing of the legs, often associated with CV feet, also resolves spontaneously in most infants.