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Chirurgia Del Piede 2006 December;30(3):159-64

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language: Italian

Torsional and rotational problems of the lower extremity

Pisani G.

Centro di Chirurgia del Piede - “Prof. G. Pisani” Casa di Cura “Fornaca di Sessant”, Torino


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Having defined the concepts of lower extremity torsion and rotation, of loading and of evolution of segment torsions, it is pointed out that over and above the fact that proximal dysmorphisms (hip antiversion) may condition distal dysmorphisms, the latter, cavo-valgus foot for example, may be involved in the evolution of knee (syndromes due to femoro-patellar conflict) or hip (residual antiversion) dysmorphisms.

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