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Subtle cavus

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By David Bennett Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon in the United States
Sophia E Deben, Gregory C Pomeroy
The subtle cavovarus foot (SCF) is a mild malalignment caused by either primary hindfoot varus or a plantarflexed first ray, resulting in a typical constellation of symptoms because of altered foot mechanics. Key clinical signs are a peek-a-boo heel and a positive Coleman block test. The cavovarus position places lateral ankle soft-tissue structures, such as the anterior talofibular ligament and the peroneal tendons, on stretch during normal gait. This can lead to common conditions such as lateral ankle instability, peroneal tendon tears, and stress fractures of the lateral metatarsals and cuboid...
August 2014: Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Arthur Manoli, Brian Graham
Subtle cavus foot deformity is ubiquitous, yet it continues to be commonly missed. Simple physical examination maneuvers can provide information that allows well-planned nonoperative care and selection of operative procedures to correct the underlying cause as well as presenting pathology.
March 2005: Foot & Ankle International
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