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There are various conditions which effects normal growth of the physis. As femoral and tibial physis have maximum growth potential, any such diseases affects them most. Genu valgum is one such condition in which distal femur is commonly effected. The various etiologies are idiopathic, rickets, trauma, infections etc. The genu valgum is not only the cosmetic deformity but also alters biomechanics of knee and predispose knee to early lateral compartment osteoarthritis. After popularization ofdoi:10.22271/ortho.2019.v5.i2g.45 fatcat:xsmmh5mgcfch7cv2jss7bu7rwy