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Glossary for Knock knees in children

Medical terms related to Knock knees in children or mentioned in this section include:

  • Blount disease: A bone developmental disorder that affects the shin bone (tibia) resulting in a progressive bow-legged appearance due to the inward facing angle of the shin bone. One or both legs may be affected.
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Bone symptoms: Symptoms affecting the body's bones
  • Cohen Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by reduced muscle tone, obesity and prominent front teeth.
  • Developmental problems: Physical or mental development difficulty.
  • Down Syndrome: A chromosome syndrome causing physical effects and mental retardation.
  • Ehlers danlos syndrome: An inherited disorder of the connective tissue causing it to become weak and fragile. Connective tissue is found in skin, muscles, tendons and ligaments and hence all of these may be affected by weakness
  • Ellis -van creveld syndrome:
  • Ellis-van Creveld syndrome:
  • Growth symptoms: Symptoms related to poor or excessive growth.
  • Hypophosphatemic rickets: A rare genetic type of rickets involving defective phosphate transport and vitamin D metabolism in the kidneys. Poor calcium absorption from the intestines leads to bone softening.
  • Infant symptoms: Symptoms affecting babies and infants.
  • Knee symptoms: Symptoms affecting the knee
  • Knock knees i:
  • Knock-knees: Knock knees refers to a condition of a person's stance in which the knees are angled toward each other and touch but the ankles do not meet.
  • Marfan's syndrome: A genetic connective tissue disorder involving a defect of chromosome 15q21.1 which affects the production of the fibrillin needed to make connective tissue.
  • Multiple Hereditary Exostoses: An hereditary condition which is characterized by benign bony growths projecting from a bone surface
  • Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
  • Neurofibromatosis: Nerve disorders often leading to tumors on nerves.
  • Obesity: Excessive body weight especially fat.
  • Ollier Disease: A rare genetic disorder characterized by abnormal bone development.
  • Osteochondroma: A bone development abnormality characterized by the development of a benign bone tumor that occurs on the ends of long bones. Symptoms, if any, are determined by the location and size of the tumor. The tumor can occur singly or in multiples and in rare instances the tumors may become malignant.
  • Osteogenesis imperfecta: Weak bones ("brittle bone disease") and loose joints
  • Osteomyelitis: An infection that occurs in bone
  • Rickets: A condition that affects the bones due to vitamin D deficiency
  • Skeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skeletal system such as the bones.
  • Vitamin C deficiency: Indequate vitamin C in the diet
  • Vitamin D resistant rickets: A form of rickets that is caused by Vitamin D resistance

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