femoral retroversion


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Related to femoral retroversion: femoral anteversion, external tibial torsion

femoral retroversion

A decrease in the head-neck angle of the femur, causing outward rotation of the shaft of the bone when the person is standing.
See also: retroversion

femoral retroversion

transverse-plane deformity of proximal femur due to contracture of the external rotators of hip, causing external leg rotation and an out-toeing gait