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Clubfoot

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Diagnosis

Clubfoot is easily diagnosed during a physical examination, but an x-ray of the foot will also be taken. The condition can often be diagnosed before birth during an ultrasound examination.
Prenatal Ultrasound
Fetal Ultrasound
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RESOURCES

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
http://orthoinfo.aaos.org

American Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Society
http://www.aofas.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation
http://www.canorth.org

Health Canada
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca

 

References


Clubfoot. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons website. Available at: http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=a00255. Updated October 2007. Accessed April 4, 2013.


Eastwood DM, Sanghrajka AP. Guided growth: recent advances in a deep-rooted concept. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2011;93(1):12-18.


Orthopedics: clubfoot. Children's Hospital and Medical Center website. Available at: http://orthopedics.seattlechildrens.org/conditions%5Ftreated/clubfoot.asp. Accessed April 4, 2013.


Pediatric orthopedic ailments: clubfoot. Massachusetts General Hospital Orthopedic Surgery website. Available at: http://www.massgeneral.org/ortho/services/pediatrics/clubfoot.aspx. Accessed April 15, 2007.


van Bosse HJ. Ponseti treatment for clubfeet: an international perspective. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2011;23(1):41-45.


Zionts LE, Dietz FR. Bracing following correction of idiopathic clubfoot using the Ponseti method. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2010;18(8):486-493.

 

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