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What are the aetiological factors implicated for clubfoot to happen?

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Dr. Scott Welker
General Surgery 27 years experience
Unknown: There are several theories; vascular deficiencies, environmental factors, in utero positioning, abnormal muscle insertions, and genetic factors. Personally i favor vascular deficiencies; they have been proven to cause atresia of the bowel and several other birth defects.

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