genu valgum

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genu valgum

[′ge·nü ′val·gəm]
(medicine)
Inward or medial curving of the knee; knock-knee.
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In children, knock-knee usually requires no treatment unless it persists after the age of 10, when it may start to strain the joints of the lower leg.
In knock-knee recurvatum of the knee occurs in combination with the genu valgus.
He was made to wear leg braces to correct his knock-knees and developed a stammer.
Minor leg and foot problems children are born with include "pigeon" toes, splay foot, bowlegs, knock-knees and flat feet.
He' s a darling man - despite his bony shoulders and knock-knees.
For instance, does the model above actually have a humpback, knock-knees and fantastic moustache but the dress managed to iron out those cosmetic wrinkles?
THE old sun was sulking behind sacks of grey cloud, but my wife was in spry mood as she skipped into the kitchen, trilling the opening bars of that charming school assembly hymn, All Things Bright and Beautiful, so favoured by pupils with knock-knees, buck teeth and prefects' badges - as well as doughty Girl Guides still practising their knots and bird whistles on the bath-chairs of the Autumn Ridge Residential Home.