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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bones of the leg, potentially resulting in bowing of the legs)8.
That slight bowing of the legs, deliberate 225 and ingrained.
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. It can also lead to dental problems, delaying the appearance of adult teeth and weakening enamel.
( 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.