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Disease Genu Valgum

Name Genu Valgum
Synonyms Genu Valga | Genu Valgas | Genu Valgums | Knees, Knock | Knock Knee | Knock Knees | Valga, Genu | Valgas, Genu
Definition An inward slant of the thigh in which the knees are close together and the ankles far apart. Genu valgum can develop due to skeletal and joint dysplasias (e.g., OSTEOARTHRITIS; HURLER SYNDROME); and malnutrition (e.g., RICKETS; FLUORIDE POISONING).
Categories Musculoskeletal disease
MeSH® ID D056304

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DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bone Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Genu Valgum

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Genu Valgum
  Genu valgum, st Helena familial
  Stoelinga de Koomen Davis syndrome
  Teeth noneruption of with maxillary hypoplasia and genu valgum