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28 Possible Causes for Genu Valgum, Postural Defect

  • Homocystinuria

    Skeletal changes include genu valgum and pes cavus, followed by dolichostenomelia, pectus excavatum or carinatum and kyphosis, or scoliosis and osteoporosis.[] valgum, thromboembolism, fatty liver; most die before age 30 of arterial and venous occlusive disease; lesser of homocysteine is seen in heterozygotes, in those with folic[] […] metabolism, characterized by involvement of the eye (ectopia lentis and/or severe myopia), skeletal system (marfanoid habitus, osteoporosis, scoliosis, pectus excavatum, genu[]

  • Congenital Genu flexum

    […] disturbances that occurred in the developing fetal or infant brain. 1 Etiology Defect or lesion in the developing brain during prenatal, perinatal, or postnatal period. 2[] Genu Valgum is also known as knock knee.[] OrthoInfo Physiologic Genu Valgum Page 1 of 2 Physiologic Genu Valgum OVERVIEW Your child has been diagnosed with physiologic genu valgum, which valgum. with regards to genu[]

  • Tibia Varum

    Causes of Genu Varum Among children: Birth defect Postural abnormality Developmental defect Rickets Hormonal disorders Among aged people: Degenerative disorders like osteoarthritis[] […] reach the ground (can pronate or walk on the lateral side of the foot to get the medial side of the foot down) natural hx of valgoid stage age 2-6 years, some degree of genu[] CONSUMERS: Click here for the Consumer Version Topic Resources The 2 major types of knee or femoral-tibial angular deformities are genu varum (bowlegs) and genu valgum (knock-knees[]

  • Cleidocranial Dysplasia

    In this context, disturbed development of vertebrae, poor posture due to abnormal curvature of the spine as well as syringomyelia have been described.[] valgum).[] valgum and short fingers Radiographic features Plain film Skull multiple wormian bones widened sagittal sutures and/or fontanelles premature fusion of the coronal suture[]

  • Craniodiaphyseal Dysplasia

    In some cases, a postural defect in the metaphyses may also be noted.[] At age 7 years progressive genu valgum and unusual epimetaphyseal radiographic appearances suggested hyperparathyroidism. This was confirmed by biochemical tests.[] Genu valgum is the most common clinical manifestation.[]

  • Skeletal Dysplasia

    Spine deformation may result in abnormal posture, but also in paraparesis or quadriparesis.[] Thoracic scoliosis and genu valgum may be present. Physical growth is reduced during infancy and childhood resulting in a short stature in adulthood.[] The leg radiograph anteroposterior views (e) show bilateral genu valgum.[]

  • Cutis Laxa

    Dystonic posturing was discriminatory for PYCR1 and ALDH18A1 defects. Metabolic markers of mitochondrial dysfunction were found in one patient with PYCR1 mutations.[] Figure 4 (A) Appearance of case 2 aged 4 years showing the facies of Sotos syndrome, large hands and feet, and genu valgum, and plantar valgus deformities reflecting her ligamentous[] Epilepsy was most common in ATP6V0A2 defects. Corpus callosum dysgenesis was associated with PYCR1 and ALDH18A1 mutations.[]

  • Congenital Clubfoot

    This defect most commonly occurs bilaterally, but it can also occur on one side only or coexist with other defects.[] In many cases a well-marked genu valgum is present. Bursae and callosities develop over the weight- bearing areas.[] Congenital clubfoot is one of several clinical forms: habitual form, also known as postural - the deformation of the foot is the least severe, it has the normal size and slim[]

  • Acroosteolysis Dominant Type

    There was no overt autonomic dysfunction; sweating and tearing were within normal range, and postural hypotension was not present.[] valgum [2, 7, 8].[] As in the other hereditary sensory neuropathies, there was absence of axon flare after intradermal histamine, indicating defective nociceptive fibers.[]

  • Hypermobility Syndrome

    […] orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) People with EDS or Marfans can experience a range of other serious symptoms because these disorders cause a defect in all the connective[] Scoliosis, genu valgum, pes planus, and excessive lateral motion of patella or proximal interphalangeal joints are evident on examination.[] Other associated findings that might be present are [Suggesting some connective tissue disorder] Scoliosis Pes planus Genu valgum Lordosis Marfanoid habitus Varicose veins[]

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