Genu recurvatum type I

Elena Andreeva

Moscow regions Research Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical-Genetics Department, Moscow, Russia.


Case report

A 30 year-old woman (G3P2) with no known family or personal history of skeletal dysplasia.  
At 21 weeks 4 day of gestational age we found an anomaly of the right leg.

The parents opted for termination of the pregnancy and genu recurvatum was confirmed.

Images 1, 2 and 3; video 1: 3D images and 2D video showing extreme anterior displacement and angulation of the leg at the knee joint, compatible with genu recurvatum.

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