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What is Talipes equinovarus?

What is Talipes equinovarus?

  • Talipes equinovarus: A congenital foot deformity where the end of the foot is abnormally angled, usually inwards and downwards. It often occurs due to crowding in the womb. The foot is unable to be placed flatly on the ground.

Talipes equinovarus is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Talipes equinovarus, or a subtype of Talipes equinovarus, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Talipes equinovarus: Introduction

Types of Talipes equinovarus:

Broader types of Talipes equinovarus:

What causes Talipes equinovarus?

Causes of Talipes equinovarus: see causes of Talipes equinovarus

What are the symptoms of Talipes equinovarus?

Symptoms of Talipes equinovarus: see symptoms of Talipes equinovarus

Talipes equinovarus: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Talipes equinovarus.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Talipes equinovarus: Orthopedic surgeon, Pediatrician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Talipes equinovarus.
Treatments for Talipes equinovarus: see treatments for Talipes equinovarus
Research for Talipes equinovarus: see research for Talipes equinovarus

Name and Aliases of Talipes equinovarus

Main name of condition: Talipes equinovarus

Other names or spellings for Talipes equinovarus:

clubfoot, CTEV, Congenital Talipes Equinovarus, Talipes, Pie Torcido (Spanish)

CTEV, Clubfoot, Congenital Talipes Equinovarus, Pie Torcido (Spanish), Talipes
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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