pes planus


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Noun1.pes planus - a foot afflicted with a fallen archpes planus - a foot afflicted with a fallen arch; abnormally flattened and spread out
foot, human foot, pes - the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint; "his bare feet projected from his trousers"; "armored from head to foot"
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Pes planus was the most common musculoskeletal problem with a rate of 23.
The interval between anterior and middle facets are important in osteotomy and interposition bone grafting to correct the deformities of pes planus.
PES PLANUS, or flat feet, is a common concern addressed during well-child visits.
Clinically, a pes planus is a foot that has a low or absent longitudinal arch (2).
Pes Planus is a descriptive term that encompasses both flexible and rigid flatfeet.
7,14,15) In several studies, no relationship was found between developing a pes planus and the accessory navicular.
5) conducted with 95 male patients, the most common dysmorphic findings in patients aged younger than 10 years were reported to be hypertelorism, upward-slanting palpebral fissures, micrognatia, clinodactyly in the fifth finger and pes planus.
Musculoskeletal disorders were classified mainly as fracture sequel spine disorders absence of phalanges extremity amputation aggressive or multiple benign tumors of bones and pes planus.
It is characterized clinically by palmo-plantar keratoderma (PPK), aggressive early onset of periodontitis, onychogryphosis, arachnodactyly, acroosteolysis and pes planus.
Definitive causes were not identified in the literature, but some of the many possibilities included muscular fatique due to excessive physical activity, postural deviations such as pes planus (flat feet), pronated feet, genu valgum (knock knees), and medical conditions and pathologies such as juvenile arthritis, osteomyelitis, Ross River virus, a fracture across the growth plate, and Osgood-Schlatter's syndrome.