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Genu Varum Summary

Description: An outward slant of the thigh in which the knees are wide apart and the ankles close together. Genu varum can develop due to skeletal and joint dysplasia (e.g., OSTEOARTHRITIS; Blount's disease); and malnutrition (e.g., RICKETS; FLUORIDE POISONING).

Also Known As: Bow Leg; Genu Varus; Bow Legs; Leg, Bow; Legs, Bow

Networked: 139 relevant articles (5 outcomes, 13 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Genu Varum

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Blount disease : 1 outcome 2 studies in 18 results : IBA
  2. Aluminum Oxide (Sapphire) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  3. Keratomalacia : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  4. tricalcium phosphate : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  5. Calcium : 3 results : IBA
  6. Vitamin D : 2 results : FDA 10 Generic
  7. Phosphorus : 2 results : IBA
  8. N 30 : 2 results : IBA
  9. Micronutrients : 1 result : IBA
  10. Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor (G-CSF) : 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Genu Varum

  1. Congenital Abnormalities (Deformity)
  2. Osteoarthritis
  3. Genu Varum
  4. Stomatitis
  5. Hemorrhage
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Key Therapies for Genu Varum

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  1. Osteotomy : 3 outcomes 8 studies in 89 results
  2. Orthotic Devices (Orthosis) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 4 results
  3. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results
  4. Arthroplasty : 2 studies in 10 results
  5. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation) : 1 study in 1 result
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