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Genu Varum MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Genu Varum
Tree Number(s)
C05.116.511
Unique ID
D056305
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D056305
Scope Note
An outward slant of the thigh in which the knees are wide apart and the ankles close together. Genu varum can develop due to skeletal and joint dysplasia (e.g., OSTEOARTHRITIS; Blount's disease); and malnutrition (e.g., RICKETS; FLUORIDE POISONING).
Entry Term(s)
Bow Leg
Genu Varus
Previous Indexing
Joint Deformities, Acquired (1992-2009)
Joint Diseases (1966-2004)
Knee (1958-1998)
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
2013/07/08
Genu Varum Preferred
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