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Doctor insights on: How Often Is Club Feet Related To Chromosome Disorder

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Does club foot with sandal gap deformity mean a chromosomal disorder?

Does club foot with sandal gap deformity mean a chromosomal disorder?

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

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How frequently does talipes(club foot) with sandal gap in a foetus mean a chromosomal disorder?

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

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How often does talipes (club foot) with sandal gap in a fetus indicate some kind of chromosomal 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 more

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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?

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

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Can hypermobility be related to club feet?

Can hypermobility be related to club feet?

People are born : With club feet, they don't acquire a club foot as they age. Hence, i believe the answer to your question is no. ...Read more

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Which work boots brands are best for club feet?

Which work boots brands are best for club feet?

See below: The best boots are the ones that feel comfortable and accommodate the deformity. ...Read more

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How rare is a female with resilient bilateral club feet?

How rare is a female with resilient bilateral club feet?

Less common: In female . Male to female 2 - 1. In us 4000 cases per year usually bilateral ( both feet ) . Incidence of tulips euinovarus or club foot is 1 per 1000 births some times also associated with other genetic abnormalities. ...Read more

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At what age do you need to have an operation for club feet?

At what age do you need to have an operation for club feet?

Club feet: I am not an expert in this area, but i know that the type of dr. That works on feet is called a podiatrist. You might check in you yellow pages for one so you can make an appointment to discuss your particular situation. Good luck. ...Read more

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