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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Ohls
Specializes in Neonatology
Yes: A club foot occurs in approximately 1:1000 births, more commonly in males. Structural club feet can be associated with genetic disorders such as tris ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
See a doc : Orthopedist or podiatrist with experience with treating this specific disorder, .
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
See specialist: A podiatrist or orthopedist who specializes in childrens foot problems of this nature. Depending on age and severity, may need manipulation, casting, ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Multiple factors: Congenital club foot ccf can occur as an isolated event or as part of a syndrome. Current thinking includes the influence of an autosomal dominent ge ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience Podiatry
Hereditary: Club foot is a deformity than can be seen in certain populations more than others, and if a parent has clubfoot there is a chance that a child may hav ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chuc Dang
Dr. Chuc Dang answered
34 years experience Podiatry
Clubfoot a deformity: Clubfoot is not a symptom, but a deformity (talipes equinovarus is another name for clubfoot). This is a triplane deformity: equinus (sagittal pl), va ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Not usually: It is due to the position of the foot and leg in utero.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
This is debated: While clubfoot is congenital, there is still debate as the whether this is a genetically transmitted condition or not. Breech presentation is also ano ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankur Dharia
20 years experience Podiatry
Numerous causes: Clubfoot can be caused by, or associated with numerous conditions, namely, genetic influences, spina bifida, intruterine compression, amnitic band syn ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karl Muench
60 years experience Clinical Genetics
Up to 33%: Fetal talipes equinovarus with or without sandal gap may be associated with a chromosomal abnormality as often as 33% of times, and when associated, o ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Sam Sugar
Dr. Sam Sugar answered
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Hurt tendon: it means that the tendons in your feet are chronically stressed and swollen due to the anatomic abnormality of excess long term pronation. Consider or ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Usually hereditary: This trait is normally passed down in families.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erin Robertson
18 years experience General Practice
No : Achilles lengthening won't fix those problems. Try to avoid any more surgical intervention until it's all you have left. Exhaust physical therapy &amp ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
I vote : For pronation in the foot and ankle will effect the knees.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Usually not: Developmental hip dysplasia, formerly called congenital hip dislocation, should not affect future development unless associated with another anomaly i ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Sometimes.: Although it's true that most congenital anomalies (duodenal atresia, ventricular septal defect) have some (currently known or unknown) genetic underpi ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nic Gay
Dr. Nic Gay answered
12 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Depends: A cavus deformity does place asymmetric stress on the cartilage of the ankle joint. The deformity should be corrected to give a stable foot in order t ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Hip muscle weakness: The neuropathy has not caused the lateral deviation In the foot placement. This is typically a hip,muscle weakness. You should be in a better shoe,to ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Www.thefetus.net.: Try the above website for many fetal anomalies, including cardiac lesions.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bone & joint: Genetics usually. Sometimes chromosomal transmutations, autosomal dominant or recessive, etc.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
33 years experience Fertility Medicine
Abnormal birth: Any abnormality in the baby is considered a malformation. It can be as simple as an extra digit or as severe as multiple malformation syndromes that ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doug Mason
32 years experience Podiatry
0.08%: "Congenital clubfoot is present at birth (the definition of "congenital") and affects the foot and/or ankle. There is no known cause for clubfoot, and ... Read More

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