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What is Metatarsus adductus?

What is Metatarsus adductus?

  • Metatarsus adductus: A foot deformity that occurs at birth. The bones in the middle of the foot are bent inwards making the front half of the foot turn inwards. It is most likely caused by the position of the fetus while in the womb. The severity of the condition is variable with some cases resolving on their own whereas others require casts to realign the foot.

Metatarsus adductus: Introduction

Types of Metatarsus adductus:

Broader types of Metatarsus adductus:

What causes Metatarsus adductus?

Causes of Metatarsus adductus: see causes of Metatarsus adductus

What are the symptoms of Metatarsus adductus?

Symptoms of Metatarsus adductus: see symptoms of Metatarsus adductus

Metatarsus adductus: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Metatarsus adductus.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Metatarsus adductus: Orthopedic surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Metatarsus adductus.
Treatments for Metatarsus adductus: see treatments for Metatarsus adductus
Research for Metatarsus adductus: see research for Metatarsus adductus

Name and Aliases of Metatarsus adductus

Main name of condition: Metatarsus adductus

Other names or spellings for Metatarsus adductus:

metatarsus varus


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