pes cavus


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Noun1.pes cavus - a deformity of the foot characterized by an abnormally high arch and hyperextension of the toes which gives the foot the appearance of a claw
deformity, malformation, misshapenness - an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed
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1] It is characterized by distal muscle weakness and atrophy, distal sensory loss, areflexia, and pes cavus.
Among all foot problems, three types of foot deformation occur with a high prevalence, namely pes valgus, hallux valgus and pes cavus [9-11].
The prevalence of flat feet, pes cavus and normal feet is shown in Table 1.
Skeletal deformities were found in all three groups, but their varieties of pes cavus, mallet finger scoliosis, and dome palate were a remarkable finding in FA cases.
An examination of the right foot revealed no evidence of pes planus, pes cavus, hallux valgus, hammertoes, or other structural abnormalities of the foot or toes.
5) Pes cavus, neuropathic joints and back pain may also be present.
Anterior exostoses caused by impingement are more likely to develop in dancers with pes cavus (high arch) (26,56) and subtalar motion limitations, (26) although more research of these anatomical and mechanical factors in dancers is required.