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Developmental deformities of the lower limbs 

Developmental deformities of the lower limbs
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Developmental deformities of the lower limbs
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Andrew Wainwright

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.013016
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date: 11 December 2019

Some rare angular deformities of the lower limbs must be recognized early

Most deteriorate with time and cause significant functional problems

With tibial bowing, description of the apex of the bow determines prognosis and management

Surgical management of these conditions can be difficult: multiple procedures may be required during the growth period.

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