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970 Possible Causes for Genu Valgum

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  • Vitamin D Deficiency

    However, severe vitamin D deficiency may manifest as rickets with the below clinical features: Bony Signs - Swelling of wrists and ankles - Leg deformities (genu varum or[] valgum) - Rachitic rosary in the chest wall ( enlarged costochondral joints) - Delayed tooth eruption (no incisors by aged 10 months, no molars by age 18 months) - Craniotabes[]

  • Osteoarthritis

    To systematically review the evidence for a relationship between sex hormones and structural changes in osteoarthritis (OA). Electronic searches of MEDLINE were performed in November-December 2010 and in February 2011 for studies of sex hormones and OA that met a predefined set of criteria. Both controlled[…][]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis

    valgum, waddling gait, and laxity of joints.[] Abstract A 16-year-old boy with widening of the large joints of the extremities and bilateral genu valgum had been extensively treated with oral vitamin D, with little clinical[] valgum, short stature, spinal curvature, odontoid hypoplasia, ligamentous laxity, and atlantoaxial instability MPS IV (mild) – Much slower progression of skeletal dysplasia[]

  • Marfan Syndrome

    Cardiovascular complications represent the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with Marfan syndrome. Here, we describe a unique case where a total artificial heart was implanted in a young Marfan syndrome woman. A 22-year-old postpartum African American female with Marfan syndrome developed[…][]

  • Cooley's Anemia

    In uncomplicated cases, skeletal deformities include genu valgum, frontal bossing, malar bone prominence, depression of the nasal bridge, and maxillae hypertrophy.[] Untreated or poorly transfused patients show growth retardation, pallor, jaundice, poor musculature, genu valgum, leg ulcers, formation of masses due to extramedullary hematopoiesis[] Some individuals may develop ‘knock knees’ (genu valgum), a condition in which the legs bend inward so that when a person is standing the knees will touch even if the ankles[]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 4A

    MPS-IVA commonly manifests in form of kyphosis or gibbus, scoliosis, pectus carinatum, genu valgum, gait disturbances and frequent falls, but the clinical presentation varies[] Skeletal deformities (platyspondyly, kyphosis, scoliosis, pectus carinatum , genu valgum , long bone deformities) become more pronounced as the child grows.[] Clinical features include short trunk dwarfism, dysostosis multiplex, progressive spinal deformity, short neck, pectus carinatum, genu valgum, pes planus, and odontoid hypoplasia[]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 4

    They presented marked growth retardation, spinal deformity, chest deformity, genu valgum, and corneal opacities.[] valgum Thoracic manifestations anterior sternal bowing, increased AP chest diameter, wide ribs Echocardiography late onset aortic regurgitation Treatment and Prognosis Life[] There is joint laxity and knock knees (genu valgum) and hip deformity (dysplasia). The intelligence is normal.[]

  • Pseudoachondroplasia

    Legs are malaligned with a variety of knee deformities noted, including bow-legs (genu varum), knock-knees (genu valgum), and windswept deformities (bow-leg on one side and[] valgum and ligamentous laxity, allowing the joints to telescope; normal appearing head and face.[] […] varum, genu valgum, or genu recurvatum underwent surgical correction.[]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 6

    […] abnormalities include hypoplastic bones, hip dysplasia, pectus carinatum, genu valgum , and kyphoscoliosis.[] MIM*253200] an error of mucopolysaccharide metabolism characterized by excretion of dermatan sulfate in the urine, growth retardation, lumbar kyphosis, sternal protrusion, genu[] Major skeletal abnormalities include hypoplastic bones, hip dysplasia, pectus carinatum, genu valgum, and kyphoscoliosis.[]

  • Coxa Vara

    […] abnormal Hueter-Volkmann forces across the physis causing progressive genu valgum.[] Genu Varum & Genu Valgum Knock Knees Bow Legs 22.[] Once the coxa vara is corrected, the genu valgum may become obvious.[]

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