Treatment of Vertical Talus

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Treatment of Vertical Talus Matthew B. Dobbs DEFINITION Congenital vertical talus is a rare foot deformity that presents at birth as a rigid flatfoot deformity. Although the exact incidence of…

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Ponseti Casting

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Ponseti Casting Blaise Nemeth Kenneth J. Noonan DEFINITION Clubfoot, also known as congenital talipes equinovarus, occurs in approximately 1 in 1000 live births. The clubfoot contains four identifiable components that…

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Excision of Talocalcaneal Coalition

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Excision of Talocalcaneal Coalition David Scher DEFINITION A talocalcaneal coalition is an abnormal connection between the talus and the calcaneus that limits subtalar motion. As is the case for calcaneonavicular…

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Resection of Calcaneonavicular Coalition

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Resection of Calcaneonavicular Coalition David Scher DEFINITION A calcaneonavicular coalition is an abnormal connection between the calcaneus and the navicular. This extra connection between the tarsal bones typically limits subtalar…

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Surgical Treatment of Cavus Foot

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Surgical Treatment of Cavus Foot Richard M. Schwend Brad Olney DEFINITION A cavus foot deformity in children develops from muscle imbalance that leads to forefoot pronation in relation to the…

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Butler Procedure for Overlapping Fifth Toe

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Butler Procedure for Overlapping Fifth Toe B. David Horn DEFINITION Overlapping fifth toe is a congenital condition where the fifth toe is rotated and overrides the fourth toe.1, 2, 3…

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Surgical Correction of Juvenile Bunion

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Surgical Correction of Juvenile Bunion B. David Horn DEFINITION Adolescent bunion is a multifactorial, complex deformity consisting of medial deviation of the first metatarsal (metatarsus primus varus), lateral deviation of…

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