Talipes equinovarus

Common Name(s)

Talipes equinovarus

Talipes equinovarus is a congenital (present from birth) condition where the foot turns inward and downward. The cause of this condition is not known, although it may be passed down through families in some cases. This condition occurs in about 1 out of every 1,000 births. Treatment may involve moving the foot into the correct position and using a cast to keep it there. This process is done in small increments over a period of time. In severe cases, surgery may be needed.  
 

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Talipes equinovarus" returned 45 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Correcting Congenital Talipes Equinovarus in Children Using Three Different Corrective Methods: A Consort Study.
 

Author(s): Wei Chen, Fang Pu, Yang Yang, Jie Yao, Lizhen Wang, Hong Liu, Yubo Fan

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Jul;94(28):e1004.

 

Equinus, varus, cavus, and adduction are typical signs of congenital talipes equinovarus (CTEV). Forefoot adduction remains a difficulty from using previous corrective methods. This study aims to develop a corrective method to reduce the severity of forefoot adduction of CTEV children ...

Last Updated: 18 Jul 2015

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Talipes equinovarus (clubfoot): neglected for 47 years and subsequent treatment.
 

Author(s): Garry Shtofmakher, Roger Lee Kilfoil, Adam Rozenstrauch, Thomas Vitale

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Last Updated: 26 May 2014

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Epithelioid hemangioma of distal femoral epiphysis in a patient with congenital talipes equinovarus.
 

Author(s): Asit Ranjan Mridha, Prateek Kinra, Mukund Sable, Meher Chand Sharma, Shishir Rastogi, Shah Alam Khan, Shivanand Gamanagatti

Journal: Malays J Pathol. 2014 Apr;36(1):63-6.

 

Epithelioid hemangioma (EH) is a rare benign vascular lesion of soft tissue and bone, characterized by endothelial cells with epithelioid or histiocytoid appearance. Though tubular bones, flat bones, vertebra and short bones are common sites for this lesion, the epiphyseal involvement ...

Last Updated: 25 Apr 2014

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The terms "Talipes equinovarus" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Congenital talipes equinovarus: a review of current management.
 

Author(s): A Siapkara, R Duncan

Journal: J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2007 Aug;89(8):995-1000.

 

Talipes equinovarus is one of the more common congenital abnormalities affecting the lower limb and can be challenging to manage. This review provides a comprehensive update on idiopathic congenital talipes equinovarus with emphasis on the initial treatment. Current management is ...

Last Updated: 5 Sep 2007

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Congenital talipes equinovarus (clubfoot): a disorder of the foot but not the hand.
 

Author(s): Zosia Miedzybrodzka

Journal: J. Anat.. 2003 Jan;202(1):37-42.

 

Idiopathic (non-syndromic) congenital talipes equinovarus, or clubfoot, is a poorly understood but common developmental disorder of the lower limb, which affects at least 2 per 1000 Scottish births (ISD data). It is defined as a fixation of the foot in a hand-like orientation--in ...

Last Updated: 17 Feb 2003

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Clubfoot DNA Repository
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Clubfoot

 

Last Updated: 27 Jul 2010

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Using Botox to Treat Patients With Idiopathic Clubfoot
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Clubfoot

 

Last Updated: 30 Nov 2015

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Pedobarographic Assessments of Clubfoot Treated Patients
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Clubfoot

 

Last Updated: 30 Jul 2015

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