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A complex deformity of the ankle and foot

Clubfoot

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Can clubfoot be in both feet?

Yes

3

Can clubfoot be in only one foot?

Yes

4

Clubfoot can be associated with other disorders--which ones?

Cerebral palsy and spinal bifida

5

Positional clubfoot

Occurs from intrauterine crowding

6

Syndromic clubfoot

Occurs in associated with other syndromes

7

Congenital clubfoot

Idiopathic

8

Talipes varus?

Inversion (bending inward)

9

Talipes valgus?

Eversion (bending outward)

10

Talipes calcaneus?

Dorsiflexion (toes are higher than the heels)

11

Talipes equinovarus?

Toes are facing inward and lower than the heel

12

Can an ultrasound detect the deformity?

Yes

13

Talk about casting with clubfoot.

Series of castings starting shortly after birth and continuing until max correction is accomplished

14

What are the surgical interventions of congenital clubfoot and syndromic clubfoot?

Osteotomy: removing part of the bone
Fusion: Fusing 2 or more bones together
Tendon lengthening or shortening

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What are complications of club foot?

Growth and developmental delay
Effects of casting