|coxa valga||medical dictionary|
Alteration of the angle made by the axis of the femoral neck to the axis of the femoral shaft, so that the angle exceeds 135°; the femoral neck is in more of a straight-line relationship to the shaft of the femur.
Synonyms: coxa adducta.
(05 Mar 2000)
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