Club foot

Summary of Club foot
Club foot, also called congenital talipes equinovarus, is a congenital deformity where the affected foot appears to have been rotated internally at the ankle. Without treatment, people with club feet often appear to walk on their ankles or on the sides of their feet. However, with treatment, the vast majority of patients recover completely during early childhood and are able to walk and participate in athletics just as well as patients born without club foot.

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Club foot

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The method of casting and bracing is the preferred treatment for congenital club foot.

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A 1-week-old infant is brought to the office for a routine follow-up. After the birth of their newborn, the parents note that their baby's "foot looks funny." Physical examination shows that the right foot is extremely plantar-flexed, but that it returns to a normal, neutral position with gentle manipulation. There is also some inversion of the arch that the parents have noticed. The rest of the baby's exam is appropriate. Which of the following may be what caused this deformity?