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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One individual had pes planus and one had pes cavus. Finger and phalangeal abnormalities (clinodactyly, bipartite phalanges and phalangeal hypoplasia) were noticed in four cases.
Medical attributes of CMT comprise continuous distal muscle flaw and degeneration, gentle to modest distal sensory failure, depressed tendon reflexes, and a distinctive foot distortion with pes cavus and hammer toes.
On examination, she had kinky hair, bilateral pes cavus, and hammer toes.
However, no significant relationship was found between pes cavus and functional improvement (p>0.05).
The prevalence of flat feet, pes cavus and normal feet is shown in Table 1.
Among all foot problems, three types of foot deformation occur with a high prevalence, namely pes valgus, hallux valgus and pes cavus [9-11].
Since infancy the patient also developed cognitive alterations, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, pes cavus, and progressive gait alterations.
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.