A case of congenital genu recurvatum in a newborn

Umadevi Ramachandran, Krishna Prasanth Baalann

PAMJ. 2022; 43:179. Published 06 Dec 2022 | doi:10.11604/pamj.2022.43.179.36519

Genu Recurvatum is a highly complex knee-joint deformity. The knee bends backward with an extensive extension of the tibiofemoral joint in this condition. It´s most common in women. Congenital genu recurvatum is a rare condition that affects about one in every 100,000 births.
Corresponding author
Krishna Prasanth Baalann, Department of Community Medicine, Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, Biher, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India (mail2kristain@gmail.com)

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