PediatricFootDeformities

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Unformatted text preview: Common Pediatric Foot Deformities Steve Min M.D. PGY-1 May 2002 Anatomy/Terminology • 3 main sections 1.Hindfoot – talus, calcaneus 2.Midfoot – navicular, cuboid, cuneiforms 3.Forefoot – metatarsals and phalanges Anatomy/Terminology • Important joints 1. tibiotalar (ankle) – plantar/dorsiflexion 2. talocalcaneal (subtalar) – inversion/eversion • Important tendons 1. achilles (post calcaneus) – plantar flexion 2. post fibular (navicular/cuneiform) – inversion 3. ant fibular (med cuneiform/1 st met) – dorsiflexion 4. peroneus brevis (5 th met) - eversion Anatomy/Terminology • Varus/Valgus Calcaneovalgus foot Calcaneovalgus foot • ankle joint dorsiflexed, subtalar joint everted • classic positional deformity • more common in 1 st born, LGA, twins • 2-10% assoc b/w foot deformity and DDH • treatment requires stretching: plantarflex and invert foot • excellent prognosis Congenital Vertical Talus • true congenital deformity • 60% assoc w/ some neuro impairment • plantarflexed ankle, everted subtalar joint, stiff • requires surgical correction (casting is generally ineffective) Talipes Equinovarus (congenital clubfoot) A. General- complicated, multifactorial deformity of primarily genetic origin- 3 basic components (i) ankle joint plantarflexed/equines (ii) subtalar joint inverted/varus (iii) forefoot adducted Talipes Equinovarus (congenital clubfoot)...
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This note was uploaded on 12/24/2011 for the course STEP 1 taught by Professor Dr.aslam during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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