Genu Varum - Childrens Podiatry
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Genu Varum

Genu Varum

Genu varum also known as bowed legs, is when the child stands with their feet together and there is a distinct space between the lower legs and knee. This is due to either one or both legs curving out.

Causes of genu varum include;

  • Physiological (normal growth and development)
  • Blouts disease
  • Rickets

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Reference:

http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=a00230

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a9/XrayRicketsLegssmall.jpg [image]