- anatomic axis of femur is approx 6 deg of valgus from mechanical axis or 9 deg of valgus from vertical axis w/ variations according to
- anatomic axis of tibia is in approx 2-3 deg of varus from mechanical axis;
- lines that intersect the tibia and the femur intersect at knee;
- this angle averages 6 deg
Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.
Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 1:31 pm