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Bowing of long bones of leg, congenital

DA: 22

Developmental anomaly information

Definition: Genu varum (also called bow-leggedness or bandiness), is a deformity marked by medial angulation of the leg in relation to the thigh, an outward bowing of the legs, giving the appearance of a bow. Usually there is an outward curvature of both femur and tibia.


  • Bowed lower limbs
  • Genu varum
  • Bow legs
  • bandy-leg, bowleg, , and tibia vara
  • varus alignment of the leg

Developmental anomaly parent: Bowing of long bones

Topology: Human body > Limbs > Lower limbs > Leg

System: Human body > musculoskeletal system. > Bones

Developmental anomaly category: Deformation

Case records MDB50, MDB289, MDB530

Humpath: 13289

Observed in MDB cases

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Observed in combinaisons (MDB)
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Associated developmental anomalies

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Last modified: 2009-01-05 21:24:19 by farideh

Created: 2008-02-15 01:00:00 by phsaw

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