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1. A congenital deformity of the foot, usually marked by a curled shape or twisted position of the ankle, heel, and toes. Also called talipes.
2. A foot so deformed.

club′foot′ed adj.



n., pl. -feet.
1. a congenitally deformed or distorted foot.
2. the condition of having such a foot; talipes.
club′foot`ed, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clubfoot - congenital deformity of the foot usually marked by a curled shape or twisted position of the ankle and heel and toesclubfoot - congenital deformity of the foot usually marked by a curled shape or twisted position of the ankle and heel and toes
deformity, malformation, misshapenness - an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed
talipes valgus - deformity of the foot in which the foot is twisted outward
talipes equinus - talipes in which the toes are pointed downward
talipes calcaneus - talipes in which the toes are pointed upward and the person walks on the heel of the foot
pied botpied-bot


n (pl -feet) pie zambo, malformación congénita del pie
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In addition, the patient had thick toes and talipes equinovarus [Figure 1]a.
Ramachandran, Management of congenital talipes equinovarus using the Ponseti method, J Bone Joint Surg Br; 2011;93-B:1160-1164.
2007) Apoptotic gene analysis in idiopathic talipes equinovarus (clubfoot) Clin Orthop Relat Res.
Birth anomalies were described as follows, based on the criteria of the 10th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-10): talipes equinovarus (n = 1), polydactyly (n = 1), syndactyly (n = 1), other congenital anomaly of the foot (n = 2), Down syndrome (n = 3), macrocephaly (n = 1), unspecified syndrome (n = 1), spina bifida (n = 1), unspecified brain abnormality (n = 1), congenital anomaly of male genital tract (n = 1), unspecified head and neck abnormality (n = 2), and multiple malformations (n = 1).
12] These outlined priority CDs that are common in SA and added talipes equinovarus, congenital infections and genetic deafness, blindness, physical handicap and mental retardation to the initial list of conditions for inclusion.
Material and Methods: The Ponseti method for the management of congenital talipes equinovarus was applied in children of 7 days to 6 months age.
Little Oliver Baker-Clare has worn special boots every day from the age of three months as doctors at Birmingham Children's Hospital treated him for Talipes Equinovarus.
8] There is a paucity of morphometric data of the human tali in South Indian population, and this study will be helpful to surgeons for surgical interventions during the treatment of talar neck fractures caused by trauma, in designing talar body prostheses, and in aligning the bones in the treatment of congenital talipes equinovarus (CTEV) or club foot.
Sarah also hopes to participate in orthopaedic operative procedures conducted by Dr Mike Haughey, which could address conditions such as talipes equinovarus, heel spur and ankle fractures.
It is associated with congenital abnormalities such as metatarsus adductus (pigeon toe), torticollis (wry neck), infantile spina bifida and talipes equinovarus (club foot).
There has not been a general consensus regarding clubfoot grading, but it has been classified as flexible and rigid talipes equinovarus deformity.
Genetic and environmental factors in the etiology of talipes equinovarus.