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Cesare Faldini, Francesco Traina, Matteo Nanni, Antonio Mazzotti, Carlotta Calamelli, Daniele Fabbri, Camilla Pungetti, Sandro Giannini
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is the single most common diagnosis associated with cavus foot. The imbalance involving intrinsic and extrinsic muscles has been suggested as the main pathogenetic cause of cavus foot in this disease. The goal of surgical treatment is to correct the deformity to obtain a plantigrade foot. In the presence of a flexible deformity and the absence of degenerative arthritis, preserving as much as possible of the overall range of motion of the foot and ankle is advisable. Twenty-four cavus feet in twelve patients with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease were included in the study...
March 18, 2015: Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. American Volume
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