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What might cause the first ray of the foot to completely drop?

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Dr. Wenjay Sung
Podiatry 14 years experience
Neuromuscular cause: Neuromuscular disorder such as charcot marie tooth, cerebral palsy, etc can cause the first ray to drop and create a cavus foot. Other etiologies include residual after effects of stroke, trauma, paralysis, deformity, clubfeet birth, etc. Hope this answers your question.

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