Last Updated: 03-10-2018 14:55
Angular limb deformities are described as deviations from the normal axis of the limb in the frontal plane. There are 2 main classifications;
- Valgus: Is a deviation of the limb, below the level of the deformity, away from the midline (Lateral).
- Varus: Is a deviation of the limb, below the level of the deformity, toward the midline (Medial).
*Rotational deformity commonly accompanies angular deformities – i.e. valgus deviations commonly have hooves that are rotated outwards and varus deviations commonly have inward rotated hooves.