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What is a knock knee?

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Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology
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In brief: Knock knee

Genu valgum, commonly called knock-knee, is a condition where the knees angle in and touch one another when the legs are straightened.

In brief: Knock knee

Genu valgum, commonly called knock-knee, is a condition where the knees angle in and touch one another when the legs are straightened.
Dr. Mazen Ghani
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Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
This is more common in women and also common in developing children as they go from bow legged to knock kneed and back to straight as they grow.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
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In brief: Knees pointing in

Knock knee is a condition that is called genu valgum.
The knees turn inward and sometime touch.

In brief: Knees pointing in

Knock knee is a condition that is called genu valgum.
The knees turn inward and sometime touch.
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Dr. Payam Rafat
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