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bow legs

Bandy legs or GENU VARUS.
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'At the University College Hospital, Ibadan, we have been working on correcting bow legs, what is termed Blount's disease in medical parlance, using the Ilizarov technique.
Conditions such as in-toes, flat feet, bow legs and knock knees can manifest in many infants and small children and these orthopaedic conditions can affect the shape of their legs and feet.
KNEES UP Posing with her partner Brad Pitt THIGH THERE Ange pauses to flash her leg again on stage before presenting award BOW LEGS The spoof Twitter picture of Angelina NO CALF MEASURES Angelina shakes a leg on red carpet
Rickets is a bone disease in children which leaves the bones weak so they can bend, most noticeably the long bones in the legs giving the characteristic 'bow legs' appearance.
Among the lists are artificial leg and eye makers, abdominal belt manufacturers, for children and adults with bow legs and knock knees, and slop sellers who took animal waste and leftover food to be sold as fertiliser.
A FEW years ago, having rickets meant: 'malnutrition causing bow legs and enlargement of the liver and spleen.'
The woman was waiting on the Hagley Road at 7am when another woman -who police described as black, aged 20 to 35, around five foot and chubby with bow legs -grabbed the items out of her hand.
Garrincha had bow legs, a legacy of childhood polio, but used his ungainly appearance and pace to exciting effect to outwit opposing defenders.
Rickets can result in stunted growth, delays in motor development and bow legs in children.
They are also remarkable for their economy of means--"biomorphic" planes in Big, Big Black and "bow legs" in Spunk of the Monk--and for the relational mileage Calder gets out of them.
The combination of torque placed on the infant's legs during fetal development and the normal presence of externally rotated hip joints causes bow legs in infants.
Former City player Dietmar Bruck remembers him well: "Albie was a quiet but friendly guy who took a lot of banter in the dressing room because of his bow legs. He looked like he'd just climbed off a horse.