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What is bowleggedness?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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In brief: Genu Varum

Bow – leggedness is also called genu varum.
It is a deformity in which the legs are so curved that if you stand with the ankles together, that the knees bow outward.

In brief: Genu Varum

Bow – leggedness is also called genu varum.
It is a deformity in which the legs are so curved that if you stand with the ankles together, that the knees bow outward.
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