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Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2016 Dec;9(4):470-477.

What is new in idiopathic clubfoot?

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1
San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency Program, 450 Stanyan Street, San Francisco, CA, 94117, USA.
2
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, 747 52nd Street, OPC 1st Floor, Oakland, CA, 94609, USA. Coleen.sabatini@ucsf.edu.

Abstract

Idiopathic clubfoot has a tremendous worldwide prevalence. If left untreated, the deformity has severely disabling effects on mobility and quality of life. Given its prevalence and significance, numerous studies are published on this condition every year. In this article, we attempt to highlight important themes and findings of studies published on idiopathic clubfoot over the past 3 years.

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Clubfoot; Congenital foot deformity; Pediatric foot; Pediatric orthopedics; Ponseti method; Talipes equinovarus

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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest. Human and animal rights and informed consent This article does not contain any studies with human or animal subjects performed by any of the authors.

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