Common disorders of the lower limb

Tim Theologis

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780199550647
Published online April 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199608249 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Common disorders of the lower limb

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Most torsional or angular deviations are physiological and resolve with time

Ensure the child has normal growth parameters

Take care to exclude the rare underlying condition that will require treatment

Coronal knee deformities may be due to a systemic or local bone dysplasia.

Chapter.  3145 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery

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