Acquired Deformities of the Knee

  • Benjamin Joseph


Acquired deformities of the knee are extremely common in young children; the vast majority are innocuous and will resolve spontaneously, but some require early intervention (Greene 1994). It is vital that the clinician differentiates those that can be ignored from those that require treatment. Coronal plane deformities of the knee (genu varum and valgum) are more frequently encountered than sagittal plane deformities (flexion or extension).


Growth Plate Valgus Deformity Hamstring Muscle Flexion Deformity Genu Valgum 
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  • Benjamin Joseph
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  1. 1.Aster MedcityKochiIndia

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