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?