functional rearfoot varus

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functional rearfoot varus

; apparent rearfoot varus lower-limb anomaly, e.g. tibial varum or genu varum, characterized by apparent inversion of unloaded rearfoot; deflection of lower leg from vertical is matched by rearfoot alignment, and the rearfoot is in an excessively inverted position at heel strike