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"banana feet" is a slang term for what kind of congenital deformity of the feet?

"banana feet" is a slang term for what kind of congenital deformity of the feet?

PIGEON TOE/INTOEING: It is called pigeon toes or intoeing medical terms metatarsal varus or adductus it is condition in which toes point inwards when walking. ...Read more

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What are the causess of cystic fibrosis and physical deformities like clubbed feet?

What are the causess of cystic fibrosis and physical deformities like clubbed feet?

Genetic: CF is caused by mutations in the cftr gene - mostly they are inhereted from both the mother and father who are carriers (but rarely these mutations can occur spontaneously). Club feet can be caused by several circumstances - some from a generic defect, some from problems during fetal deveopment or toxic exposures. ...Read more

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Could pointed shoes really cause feet deformities?

Could pointed shoes really cause feet deformities?

Definately: Painful hammertoes, ingrown toenails, neuromas, bunions are some for tities that can be caused by tight shoes.... ...Read more

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Please suggest what type of foot disease or deformity can cause the entire foot to turn inward?

Please suggest what type of foot disease or deformity can cause the entire foot to turn inward?

There are a few: There are several conditions that can cause the foot to turn inward. Metarsus adductus is one where the long bones of the foot turn inward. High arched feet can make the entire foot turn in. But many times feet turning inward, especially during walking (intoe walking or pigeon toed walking) is often from the leg or the hip. I recommend seeing a podiatrist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Will haglund deformity cause my foot to swell?

Will haglund deformity cause my foot to swell?

Only to heel: A haglund's deformity may cause some localized swelling around the back of the heel and ankle but is not likely to cause any more swelling than that. ...Read more

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What are the characteristics of a foot deformity?

Read below: Most foot deformities are where a bony is abnormally prominant such as a bunion, or heel bump protrusion. Most of these are hereditary including clubfoot. Other foot deformities may be soft tissue in nature. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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Treatment of foot deformities?

Treatment of foot deformities?

Need foot specialist: In general, treatment is either via splinting/ bracing, or surgical correction & repair. In discussing foot deformities, one needs to consult w/ a specialist b/c deformities can be forefoot, midfoot or rearfoot/ankle deformities. Deformities in each category are many and varied, so to discuss treatment, u need to be more specific, i.e. Its severity (simple or complex) & chronicity (old or recent). ...Read more

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Is there any solution for haglund deformity and could i dream of having a normal and beautiful feet?

Haglund: Lot of people use heel lift or women wear high heels to shift weight to ball of foot. Surgery will get rid of the deformity. Just remember feet were meant to be functional not beautiful. Clogs or open back shoes really help a lot. ...Read more

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