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Are there any genetic disorders that cause bow legs?

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Dr. Gwo-Chin Lee answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

The shape (alignment) of your legs are largely determined by your genes. The alignment varies among people, races, and ethnicities. Certain conditions such as blount's disease will cause significant bowing of the legs. If concerned, visit with a physician and obtain some long standing hip to ankle radiographs.

Answered Jul 2, 2016



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