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  1. J.P.C. Peper

    J.P.C. Peper Bronze Member

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    What's your diagnosis?

    I'll post the correct answer in a day or three!

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    Correct answer:

    Yes, it's coxa vara.

    This diagnosis is made when the angle between the head and the shaft of the femur is reduced to less than 125 degrees, which results in one leg being shorter than the other and therefore limping. It's usually a result of trauma.
     

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