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club foot

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Published by: William Agoncillo on Jul 02, 2012
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Congenital TalipesEquino-Varus(Congenital Clubfoot)
By William Roy S. Agoncillo
CLUB FOOTGross deformity of the foot that is giving itthe stunted lumpy appearance
 
Planus:
flatfoot
Cavus:
highly arched foot
Varus:
heal going towardsthe midline
 Valgus:
heel going awayfrom the midline
 Adduction:
forefoot goingtowards the midline
 Abduction:
forefoot going awayFrom the midlineTypes
Idiopathic (Unknown Etiology):
 
Congenital Talipes Equino-Varus CTEV
 Acquired, Secondary to:
CNS Disease : Spina bifida, Poliomyelitis
Arthrogryposis
The cause is unknown, although several mechanisms have beensuggested. This includeshyperthermiaof the fetus, prenatal virus, fetal vascular compromise, septum of the uterus, decreased amniotic fluid,muscle and connective tissue developmental abnormalities. In general,the causes can be classified into extrinsic and intrinsic factors.
Absent Bone : fibula / tibiaCongenital clubfoot or CTEV occurs typicallyin an otherwiseAdaptive Changes

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