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Genu Valgum MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Genu Valgum
Tree Number(s)
C05.116.482
Unique ID
D056304
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D056304
Scope Note
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).
Entry Term(s)
Genu Valga
Knock Knee
Previous Indexing
Joint Deformities, Acquired (1992-2009)
Joint Diseases (1966-2004)
Knee (1952-2009)
Knee Joint (1966-2009)
See Also
Rickets
Public MeSH Note
2010
History Note
2010
Date Established
2010/01/01
Date of Entry
2009/07/06
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Genu Valgum Preferred
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