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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This patient had a recurvatum problem at the knee; so, the posterior shell might have been given to this patient to gain some time until the patient's knee flexors became stronger.
Long-Term Population Demography of Trillium recurvatum Beck on Loess Bluffs in Western Tennessee.
recurvatum were reported in Dreissena exclusively from Europe (Molloy et al.
A new model of plastic ankle foot orthosis (FAFO (II)) against spastic foot and genu recurvatum.
The leg can be in procurvatum (flexion) or recurvatum (hyperextension).
This species had already been described in 1856 by German botanist Klotzsch under the name Macrochordion recurvatum and has also been classified as a Billbergia and a Portea before ending up as Aechmea recurvata.
Patients are also noted to have deformities secondary to osteoarthritis and joint laxity, including cervical spine instability, genu valgum, genu varum, and genu recurvatum.
Other signs include a small patella, genu recurvatum, genu valgum, and an excessive Q angle.
SMA Type 3 patients have a waddling gait, lumbar lordosis, genu recurvatum and a protuberant abdomen.
Regression analysis revealed knee recurvatum and excessive foot pronation to be statistically significant differences between the 2 groups, and more commonly found in the ACL-injured athletes.
Arnoglossum atriplicifolium and Trillium recurvatum, previously documented from the site (Rothrock et al.
Electrogoniometric feedback: Its effect on genu recurvatum in stroke.