What is femoral anteversion?

Also known as: excession femoral anteversion, excessive femoral torsion, pigeon toe, parrot toe

The femur is the bone that connects the hip to the knee. When the femur gets twisted inward while the baby is in the uterus, it causes femoral anteversion. This can cause some physical and developmental problems for the newborn baby.


Reviewed by: Avi Baitner, MD

This page was last updated on: 1/29/2019 3:21:13 PM

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