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How to know if i have bow legs?

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Dr. Robert Lowe
Pediatric Rheumatology 18 years experience
See your doctor: See your regular doctor and ask if you might have bowed legs that can be caused by physiologic genu varum (self-correcting with age/growth in children), blount's disease, or rickets. If your doctor is concerned, he/she may get x-rays of your legs and/or refer you to an orthopedic surgeon for further evaluation and treatment. See http://orthoinfo.Aaos.Org/topic.Cfm?Topic=a00230.
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