Coxa vara: Inward curvature of the hip. Malformation of the hip at birth, such as coxa vara, can increase one's risk for development of osteoarthritis of the hip in later life.
Coxa Vara Explored : A deformity in which an inward curvature of the hip takes place where the angle between the upper femur and ball joint is reduced and the femoral neck ...
A deformity of the hip joint in which the angle between the neck and shaft of the femur is less than normal.
Coxa vara includes all forms of decrease of the femoral neck shaft angle to less than 120-135Â°.
Coxa vara Objectives. Define developmental coxa vara, and clinical signs accompanying this disorder ; Describe the natural history of developmental coxa vara
DEVELOPMENTAL COXA VARA . Eric Sandefur, D.O., Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery . William G. Mackenzie, M.D., Attending Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon