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Unsuspected tarsal coalitions in congenital clubfoot and equinus

  • Author(s): Van Rysselberghe, N.
  • et al.
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Tarsal coalitions have been reported to occur in the setting of clubfeet, but only as rare isolated findings. Other varus foot deformities have a known association with tarsal coalition, such as calcaneonavicular coalitions with spastic pes varus. The purpose of this paper was to report a two-institution count on the number of tarsal coalitions seen in congenital and neurogenic clubfeet, to report the break-down of types of coalitions encountered, and to suggest methodology to improve earlier diagnoses.

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