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Congenital talipes equinovarus 

Congenital talipes equinovarus
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Congenital talipes equinovarus
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Michael Uglow

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.013021
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date: 12 December 2019

Aetiology of idiopathic congenital talipes equinovarus remains unknown

Antenatal diagnosis is common with good differentiation of the idiopathic from the syndromic foot

The Ponseti method is the treatment of choice: results are poorer in the atypical and syndromic feet

Surgery is required in selected cases as the primary treatment and in others, as treatment for residual and/or recurrent deformity.

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