"Genu Valgum" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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).
- Genu Valgum
- Genu Valgums
- Knock Knee
- Knees, Knock
- Knock Knees
- Genu Valga
- Genu Valgas
- Valga, Genu
- Valgas, Genu
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