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Tibial osteotomy - series—Normal anatomy

Normal anatomy

Overview

For proper weight bearing, the leg joints are aligned so that weight is distributed evenly on the knee.

Review Date 9/7/2017

Updated by: C. Benjamin Ma, MD, Professor, Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, San Francisco, CA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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