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What is the proper term for outward turned feet?

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Dr. Audie Rolnick
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: External rotation

Ext rotation deformity.
Can be coming from the knees, hips, or the feet themselves. Can be from flat feet to external tibial torsion to femoral retroversion.

In brief: External rotation

Ext rotation deformity.
Can be coming from the knees, hips, or the feet themselves. Can be from flat feet to external tibial torsion to femoral retroversion.
Dr. Audie Rolnick
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Dr. Jasen Langley
Abducted gait
Dr. Vlad Gendelman
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Out toed gait

The most obvious term is out toed gait.
Otherwise the answer depends on what is causing the condition. The problem could be in the hips, knees, ankles or feet. Each problem would have a different name. For example, flat foot deformity can cause out toed gait.

In brief: Out toed gait

The most obvious term is out toed gait.
Otherwise the answer depends on what is causing the condition. The problem could be in the hips, knees, ankles or feet. Each problem would have a different name. For example, flat foot deformity can cause out toed gait.
Dr. Vlad Gendelman
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