Anteversion is an abnormal forwards angulation of a bone; the term is usually used in relation to the femur.

 

Symptoms of femoral anteversion

Femoral anteversion results in the rest of the limb rotation, so that the toes point inwards (in-toeing). This can be common in small children who can just gor out of it, but adult patients can experience anterior knee pain from femoral anteversion because of the alteration in forces going through the patella.

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Article with photos about the rotational deformities involved in the condition of miserable malalignment.

Discussing rotational problems with the log bones of the leg and how they can affect the kneecap.

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CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Intoeing gait in children. Li YH and Leong JC. Hong Kong Med J. 1999 Dec;5(4):360-366.


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