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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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What are the characteristics of a foot deformity?

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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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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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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I have haglund deformity and would like to know if there is a solution for this. Could i dream of having normal and beautiful feet again?

I have haglund deformity and would like to know if there is a solution for this. Could i dream of having normal and beautiful feet again?

Haglund's deformity: This is correctable via surgery . As far as normal and beautiful feet , those are difficult to quantify as well as evaluate . Share your expectations with your surgeon before surgery so your outcome is realistic ...Read more

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I was recently diagnosed with "Cavus Deformity of foot/unspecified laterality." Would Dr. Scholl's Orthotics work or do I need more specialized ones?

I was recently diagnosed with "Cavus Deformity of foot/unspecified laterality." Would Dr. Scholl's Orthotics work or do I need more specialized ones?

High arch: Cavus foot is just another way to say you have a high arch in your foot. In a sense, it is the opposite of having a flat foot. You may or not have problems with it. If it is severe, it can sometimes be associated with other conditions. Don't hesitate to be seen for it. ...Read more

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Foot fungus and slight deformity. Could it be from neuropathy?

Foot fungus and slight deformity. Could it be from neuropathy?

Unlikely: The foot fungus would be an infection, which would not be due to neuropathy unless you have diabetes, or some immune deficiency. See a foot specialist and get this treated. ...Read more

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How is a club foot deformity inherited?

How is a club foot deformity inherited?

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 gene which is expressed ~33% , making it possible to skip generations without an affected carrier. Incidence 11/10000 (iowa)m>f, increased if mother smokes in pregnancy.See http://www.Omim.Org/entry/119800. ...Read more

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How long does it take to treat equinovarus foot deformity?

How long does it take to treat equinovarus foot deformity?

Depends on the age: It may take lnfancy and early childhood, and may or may not involve one or more surgical interventions. The older the patient, the more severe the surgery could be needed. If not correcting it surgically a lifetime bracing could be another option. ...Read more

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What could have caused a foot deformity for me but not my identical twin?

What could have caused a foot deformity for me but not my identical twin?

Likely epigenetic: This is unlikely to be due to genetic influences since you two are genetically identical. Possibilities causing the deformity include amniotic band syndrome or deformity due to fetal crowding. See an orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon in your area for diagnosis and treatment: www.Aofas.Org. ...Read more

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What surgical procedures can correct or slow continued deformity of cavus foot caused 3 months ago from compartment syndrome?

What surgical procedures can correct or slow continued deformity of cavus foot caused 3 months ago from compartment syndrome?

Varies: It is probably too early at this point, just three months out because there is still the potential to improve or worsen from your condition. Once the deformity is stable, however, the surgery type depends in part on the flexibility of the deformity; with soft tissue procedures for flexible deformities and bone surgeries for rigid deformities. You would want to be using an orthotic/ brace now. ...Read more

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I have foot fungus and a slight deformity, can this be neuropathy?

I have foot fungus and a slight deformity, can this be neuropathy?

Doubtful: Tinea pedis, commonly known as athlete's is a fungal infection of the skin of the foot. It has little to do with neuropathy. Without knowing exactly what your deformity is, one cannot relate it to neuropathy either. ...Read more

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Any ideas why is it that I have a foot deformity while my identical twin doesn't?

Any ideas why is it that I have a foot deformity while my identical twin doesn't?

Many reasons: Going by the age in the profile there are many environmental factors that can take place over the course of 3 decades that can affect both of your feet. Such as shoegear, activity level, pregnancy, traumatic injury, etc. If your foot problems persist, i suggest you see a podiatrist. ...Read more