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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Common pediatric deformities that this system addresses include cavus foot, flatfoot, clubfoot, and hallux valgus.
[11] The changes in the CSI and Arch Index indicate flat foot or pronation and cavus foot or supination.
The misalignment of the foot can be divided into flat foot and cavus foot with type affecting about 20% of the runners (32).