What is the role of valgus malalignment in the etiology of osteoarthritis (OA)?

Updated: Jun 10, 2020
  • Author: Carlos J Lozada, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Valgus malalignment at the knee has been shown to increase the incidence and risk of radiographic progression of knee osteoarthritis involving the lateral compartment. [47]


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