skinny calves and ankles in children

My 9-year-old son has extremely thin lower legs and ankles. He is medium-tall for his age and none of the rest of him is exceptionally thin. His ankles and calves/lower legs look emaciated, and one of his feet seem a bit bowled inward when he walks. Is this sign of any disease?

Posted By juju on January 29, 2009 at 23:23:22:

An area of softer silicone is incoporated on the medial side of the cushion, the area most sensitive to plantar faciitis pain. Sold in pairs.

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