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Congenital Vertical Talus

Aka: Congenital Vertical Talus, Convex Pes Valgus
  1. Associated Conditions (Comorbid neurological disorders in 60% cases)
    1. Spina bifida or meningomyelocele
    2. Arthrogryposis
  2. Signs
    1. Foot with "Rocker-bottom" appearance
    2. Rigid foot with tight heel cord
    3. Reversed longitudinal arch
      1. Convex plantar surface
    4. Plantar flexion of Ankle Joint
    5. Midfoot and hindfoot are dorsiflexed
  3. Differential Diagnosis
    1. Out-toeing (Talipes Calcaneovalgus)
      1. More mild changes than Convex Pes Valgus
  4. Management
    1. Stretching may be tried as with Talipes Calcaneovalgus
    2. Surgery required in most cases
  5. References
    1. Hoppenfeld (1976) Exam. Spine Extremities, p.159-60,223
    2. Churgay (1993) Am Fam Physician 47(4):883 [PubMed]
    3. Gore (2004) Am Fam Physician 69(4):865-72 [PubMed]
    4. Hoffinger (1996) Pediatr Clin North Am 43:1091-111 [PubMed]

Vertical talus, congenital (C0240912)

Concepts Congenital Abnormality (T019)
MSH C536345
SnomedCT 205359003, 205082007
English CCPV - Congen conv pes valgus, Vertical talus, PES VALGUS, CONGENITAL CONVEX, 'Rocker bottom' feet, Rocker-bottom feet, CVT, VERTICAL TALUS, CONGENITAL, ROCKER-BOTTOM FOOT, CVT - Congenit vertical talus, 'Rocker-bottom' feet, Vertical tali, Vertical talus, congenital, Pes valgus, congenital convex, Rocker-bottom foot, rocker bottom foot, congenital convex pes valgus, congenital vertical talus, rocker bottom feet, CCPV - Congenital convex pes valgus, Congenital convex pes valgus, Congenital vertical talus, Rocker bottom foot, CVT - Congenital vertical talus, Congenital convex pes valgus (disorder), Congenital vertical talus (disorder), vertical talus
Dutch verticale talus
French Talon vertical
German Talus verticalis
Italian Astragalo verticale
Portuguese Astrálago vertical
Spanish Talo vertical, astrágalo vertical congénito (trastorno), astrágalo vertical congénito, pie en mecedora, pie valgo congénito convexo (trastorno), pie valgo congénito convexo
Japanese 垂直距骨, スイチョクキョコツ
Czech Vertikální talus
Hungarian Talus verticalis
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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