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coxa vara

femoral neck shaft angled inward

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coxa valga

femoral neck shaft angled outward

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antetorsion (anteversion)

femoral neck rotated forward

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retroversion

femoeral neck rotated posterior or backwards

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Internal tibial torsion

distal aspect of tibia rotated or twisted medially as compared to its proximal end

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Genu varum

knees are lateral in relation to ankles (bowlegged)

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Genu valgum

knees come together or almost touch (knock-kneed)

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Equinus

toe is in a down position, dorsiflexion limitation of the ankle

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Calcaneous

heel down position, plantar flexion limitation of the ankle

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Talipes equinovarus

ankle and foot are down and in (club foot

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Pes cavus

high arches (supinated)

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pes planus

low arches (pronated)

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Valgus heel

rearfoot is deviated toward the outside resulting in a pronated heel

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Hallux valgus

first metatarsal has an abduction deformity (bunion)