Femoral anteversion is an inward rotation of the femur bone from the upper neck part of the femur.


Femoral anteversion and knee pain

It is quite common in childrem, most of whom simply grow out of it, but if femoral anteversion persists into adolescence it may cause anterior knee pain.


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



Femoral Derotation Osteotomy in Adults for Version Abnormalities. Buly RL, Sosa BR, Poultsides LA, Caldwell E and Rozbruch SR. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2018 Oct 1; 26(19): e416–e425.

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