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How Often Is Club Feet Related To Chromosome Disorder
How often does talipes (club foot) with sandal gap in a fetus indicate some kind of chromosomal disorder?
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, other abnormalities are found. The most common association is with trisomy 18 (having an extra chromosome #18). In one study only 22% had isolated talipes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 have it. The sandal gap refers to the appearance of the big toe being further away from the other toes when an ultrasound is performed on the fetus in the womb. ...Read more
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 it is twice as common in male children as it is in female children. The frequency of congenital clubfoot is approximately 1 per 1,240 live births". from the Cleveland Clinic, ...Read more
Just learned of abnormality in chromosomes , and I have very small feet. Im 18 and wear a size 2 sometimes 3 in kids shoes could the things be related?
Chromosomal mutation in my right foot. I am now pregnant and i worry that this abnormality can be carried over to my child. What is the risk?
Unknown: Without a specific DX it is impossible to offer any suggestions on recurrence risk. Your best source of information will be a geneticist who can review the condition and any genetic factors along with the other genetic input from both sides of the family to give you a sence of what could happen. ...Read more
We just found out our water well is infected with e coli. I am 23 weeks pregnant with a baby girl that has multiple issues, cystic hygrom, choroid plexus cyst, bilater club feet, heart defect. Is this related?
Yes: Most club feet are now managed non operatively with casting as long as they are addressed as infants. 100% correction is not always achieved as it is a genetic deformity. Pediatric orthopedists are the experts in this topic and i would defer to them for further advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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