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1

At birth, chuldren normally have valgus legs. True/False?

False
At birth, legs are normally varus (bow-legged) and eventually develop into valgus (knock-knee) at 3yrs old

2

Flat feet can be physiological. True/False?

True

3

Describe mobile/flexible flat feet

Flatted medial arch forms with dorsiflexion of great toe

4

What can cause flexible flat foot?

Ligamentous laxity
Familial trait

5

Flexible flat foot is only present on weight bearing. True/False?

True

6

Describe rigid flat foot

Medial arch remains flat regardless of weight bearing or dorsiflexion

7

What is the likely underlying abnormality in rigid flat foot?

Tarsal coalition, where bones of hindfoot have abnormal connection