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What is bilateral coxa valga?

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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
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In brief: Increased angle

When measuring the head, neck, and shaft of the femur (thigh bone) and angle is measured.
When the angle is greater than 135, this is referred to as coxa valga. Bilateral would mean that both hip are involved.

In brief: Increased angle

When measuring the head, neck, and shaft of the femur (thigh bone) and angle is measured.
When the angle is greater than 135, this is referred to as coxa valga. Bilateral would mean that both hip are involved.
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