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Can bow legs get worse with time?

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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Yes worsening occurs

Bowed legs (varus knee) can worsen with time in that the varus alignemnt can advance about the knee with advancing collapse across the medial (inside knee joint space).
Any medial bony lesion or deformity theoretically can worsen, thus worsening the varus alignment.

In brief: Yes worsening occurs

Bowed legs (varus knee) can worsen with time in that the varus alignemnt can advance about the knee with advancing collapse across the medial (inside knee joint space).
Any medial bony lesion or deformity theoretically can worsen, thus worsening the varus alignment.
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Dr. PHILLIP KIM
Family Medicine
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In brief: Deformity

Bow legging can be a sign for early vit d deficiency as well as other associated bony defects.
But if it chronically persists and left untreated it can be devastating.

In brief: Deformity

Bow legging can be a sign for early vit d deficiency as well as other associated bony defects.
But if it chronically persists and left untreated it can be devastating.
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
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