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Genu Valgum Summary

Description: 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).

Also Known As: Genu Valgums; Knock Knees; Knock Knee

Networked: 87 relevant articles (3 outcomes, 7 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Genu Valgum

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Parathyroid Hormone (Parathormone) : 2 results : IBA
  2. Calcium : 2 results : IBA
  3. Mutant Proteins (Protein, Mutant) : 1 result : IBA
  4. Estrogen Receptor alpha : 1 result : IBA
  5. Collagen Type II (Type II Collagen) : 1 result : IBA
  6. Human Growth Hormone (Saizen) : 1 result : FDA 15 Generic
  7. Vitamin D : 1 result : FDA 10 Generic
  8. Growth Hormone (Somatotropin) : 1 result : IBA
  9. Phosphorus : 1 result : IBA
  10. Iron : 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Genu Valgum

  1. Congenital Abnormalities (Deformity)
  2. Pain (Aches)
  3. Arthritis (Polyarthritis)
  4. Osteoarthritis
  5. Genu Varum
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Key Therapies for Genu Valgum

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  1. Arthroplasty : 2 outcomes 1 study in 7 results
  2. Knee Prosthesis : 1 outcome in 2 results
  3. Osteotomy : 6 studies in 43 results
  4. Prostheses and Implants (Prosthesis) : 5 results
  5. Tenotomy : 1 result
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