coxa vara


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coxa

 [kok´sah] (L.)
1. hip.
coxa pla´na flattening of the head of the femur resulting from osteochondrosis of its epiphysis.
coxa val€´ga deformity of the hip joint with increase in the angle of inclination between the neck and shaft of the femur.
coxa va´ra deformity of the hip joint with decrease in the angle of inclination between the neck and shaft of the femur.
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cox·a va·'ra

[MIM*122750]
alteration of the angle made by the axis of the femoral neck to the axis of the femoral shaft so that the angle is less than 135 degrees; the femoral neck becomes more horizontal.
Synonym(s): coxa adducta
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coxa vara

(vâr′ə)
n.
Deformity of the hip in which the angle made by the neck and shaft of the femur is decreased.
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coxa vara

Orthopedics A hip deformity in which the femoral neck is too horizontal
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cox·a va·ra

(kok'să vā'ră)
Alteration of the angle made by the axis of the femoral neck to the axis of the femoral shaft so that the angle is less than 135 degrees; the femoral neck becomes more horizontal.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Coxa vara may accompany cleidocranial dysostosis and the femoral neck is significantly short (Figure 8).
studied the different clinical aspects of cleidocranial dysostosis and orthopedic problems in two cases and reported that dental anomalies, coxa vara, and scoliosis needed regular follow-up and, in case of worsening of the symptoms, these problems should be treated [26].
Glorion, "Coxa vara in chondrodysplasia prognosis study of 35 hips in 19 children," Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics, vol.
Johnston 2nd, "Management of developmental coxa vara in cleidocranial dysostosis," Orthopedics, vol.
Caption: Figure 1: (a-i) CCD in an adolescent patient (B.Y.) accompanied by bilateral pseudoarthrosis of the clavicle, small face, protruding forehead, open anterior fontanelles, tooth eruption problems, short stature, and coxa vara. Posterior instrumentation and fusion was performed for scoliosis (posterior T2-L3 pedicle screw and fusion with hook construct).
Caption: Figure 3: (a-g) Clavicular hypoplasia, widened pubic symphysis, bilateral coxa vara, progressive scoliosis, and kyphosis marked by growth and grade 1 spondylolisthesis in our female patient (E.T.) with CCD.
Osteomalacia and coxa vara. An unusual co-existence for femoral neck stress fracture.
ICD-9 Description 733.90 Disorder of the bone and cartilage unspecified 733.95 Stress fracture of other bone 733.96 Stress fracture of the femoral neck 733.97 Stress fracture of the shaft of the femur 733.98 Stress fracture of the pelvis 736.31 Coxa valga (acquired) 736.32 Coxa vara (acquired) 736.39 Other acquired deformities of the hip Table 2.