recurvatum

recurvatum

[rē′kərvā′təm]
Etymology: L, recurvare, to bend back
backward thrust or bending, for example, of the knee caused by weakness of the quadriceps or a joint disorder.

recurvatum

(rē-kŭr-vā′tŭm)
Backward bowing. At the knee, it is called genu recurvatum; at the elbow, it is called cubital recurvatum.
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Subjects with postural deviations such as leg length discrepancy, recurvatum knees, muscle shortening, kyphosis and/or scoliosis, past surgery, injury of the lower limbs, patellofemoral pain syndrome, thyroid dysfunction, rheumatic conditions, obesity with body mass index >30 kg/[m.
When present, knee involvement in polio most frequently includes flaccid paralysis of the joint or genu recurvatum (knee hyperextension), which would not place a great amount of strain on the patellar tendon (Chow et al.
Ademas, se produce flexion de cadera, genu recurvatum y pronacion de la articulacion subastragalina; con todo esto, se genera un movimiento en eversion del pie (20).
Other tests of rotational laxity of the knee include the external rotation recurvatum test, reverse-pivot shift, posterolateral drawer, and standing apprehension test.
Some developmental stages of the peculiar nemertean larva pilidium recurvatum Fewkes from the Gullmarfjord (Sweden).
Malformation No % Talipes equinovarus 3 25 Genu recurvatum 2 16.
radicans 1 X X X X Tradescantia subaspera 5 X X Trillium flexipes 5 X Trillium recurvatum 4 X X Trillium sessile 4 X Triosteum aurantiacum 5 X Ulmus rubra 3 X Uvularia grandiflorum* 7* X* X* Valeriana pauciflora* 7* X* Viola sagittata 6 X Viola striata 4 X X Verbena urticifolia var.
In 78% of cases, there was hyperextension of the joints of the lower extremities, which is often found in the knees with varus or valgus formation of installation, as well as genu recurvatum.
Limited range of joint motion degeneration of joint surface deformities of long bones and extremity discrepancies and majority of the varus - valgus - recurvatum deformities of joints constitute secondary complications to the fracture sequel.
Meta-cercarial utilization of a naturally infected single species (Lymnea peregra) snail community by Echinoparyphium recurvatum.