Genu recurvatum

Genu recurvatum describes the malalignment or deformity of the knee joint with extension beyond neutral (i.e. hyperextension). 

Pathology

Genu recurvatum can be associated with subluxation or dislocation of the knee joint. 

Aetiology

Knee pathology

The knee is a complex synovial joint that can be affected by a range of pathologies:

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rID: 37279
Section: Signs
Tags: knee, cases
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