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Descriptor English: Genu Valgum
Descriptor Spanish: Genu Valgum
Descriptor Portuguese: Geno Valgo
Descriptor French: Genu valgum
Entry term(s): Genu Valga
Genu Valgas
Genu Valgums
Knees, Knock
Knock Knee
Knock Knees
Valga, Genu
Valgas, Genu
Tree number(s): C05.116.482
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D056304
Scope note: An inward slant of the thigh in which the knees are close together and the ankles far apart. Genu valgum can develop due to skeletal and joint dysplasias (e.g., OSTEOARTHRITIS; HURLER SYNDROME); and malnutrition (e.g., RICKETS; FLUORIDE POISONING).
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Joint Deformities, Acquired (1992-2009)
Joint Diseases (1966-2004)
Knee (1952-2009)
Knee Joint (1966-2009)
Public MeSH Note: 2010
History Note: 2010
Related: Rickets MeSH
DeCS ID: 53491
Unique ID: D056304
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Date Established: 2010/01/01
Date of Entry: 2009/07/06
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Genu Valgum - Preferred
Concept UI M0526925
Scope note An inward slant of the thigh in which the knees are close together and the ankles far apart. Genu valgum can develop due to skeletal and joint dysplasias (e.g., OSTEOARTHRITIS; HURLER SYNDROME); and malnutrition (e.g., RICKETS; FLUORIDE POISONING).
Preferred term Genu Valgum
Entry term(s) Genu Valga
Genu Valgas
Genu Valgums
Knees, Knock
Knock Knee
Knock Knees
Valga, Genu
Valgas, Genu



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