recurvatum

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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Orthex is used to treat pediatric congenital deformities and limb length discrepancies such as fibula and tibia hemimelia, radial clubhand, ankle equinus, Blount's disease, genu recurvatum and multiapical deformities.
Trillium recurvatum, sometimes referred to as prairie trillium, has purple-brown flowers and speckled green foliage.
When the knee is tight in flexion but loose in extension (scenario 3), the knee will fall into recurvatum deformity when fully extended, and it will not flex fully.
Comorbid diseases observed in our patients with Friedrich ataxia Comorbid diseases n % Cardiac problems Minimal mitral regurgitation + tricuspid regurgitation 2 5.4 Minimal mitral regurgitation 1 2.7 Cardiomyopathy 3 8.1 Congestive cardiac failure 3 8.1 Visual problems Optic atrophy 5 13 Nystagmus 2 6 Auditory problems Hearing loss 4 11 Speech disorder Dysarthria 33 89 Aphasia 1 3 Swallowing disorder Dysphagia 2 5.4 Cognitive disorder Cognitive dysfunction 7 18.9 Deformities and fracture Pes cavus 15 40.5 Scoliosis 18 48.6 Kyphosis 16 43.2 Pes equinovarus 1 2.7 Genu recurvatum 13 35.1 Fracture 8 21.6 Mallet finger 4 10.8 Neurogenic bladder Hyperreflexic synergistic bladder 4 10.8 Hyperreflexic dyssynergistic bladder 1 2.7 Table 3.
Inan is a high school student based in Occidental Mindoro, Philippines, with a rare physical deformity called Congenital Genu Recurvatum (backward-bending knee).
Skeletal malformations can include brachydactyly, "spade-shaped" appearance, genu recurvatum, and abnormal enlargement of the cartilaginous structures that surround the upper portion of the spinal cord [6].
Tibial tubercle avulsion fractures can cause disruption to the growth plate which can cause skeletal deformities such as genu recurvatum or limb-length discrepancy, which can present in 4% and 5% of cases, respectively [8].
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.sup.2], increased level of kinetic activity or who used anabolic drugs and/or participated in organized athletic activities were excluded from this study.
Caracteristicas clinicas de ambos casos con SMG Caracteristicas clinicas Caso A Caso B Talla baja proporcionada + + RCIU y posnatal + + Microtia grado I-III + + Aplasia patelar - - Hipoplasia patelar +/- +/- Microcefalia + + Coeficiente intelectual normal + +/- Problemas de alimentacion en lactancia + +/- Enfisema pulmonar +/- +/- Hipoplasia labios mayores/ criptorquidia - - Boca pequena - + Vermillones carnosos + +/- Micro-retrognatia + +/- Nariz convexa extrecha + +/- Edad osea retrasada + + Genu recurvatum +/- +/- SMG, sindrome de Meier Gorlin; RCIU, restriccion en el crecimiento intra-uterino.
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.