Congenital vertical talus in four generations of the same family

  title={Congenital vertical talus in four generations of the same family},
  author={E. Mark Levinsohn and Antony E. Shrimpton and Robert B. Cady and David S. Packard and David R Hootnick},
  journal={Skeletal Radiology},
This paper presents four generations of a family with radiographically demonstrated congenital vertical talus (CVT) in whom a HOXD10 gene mutation was identified. Some members of the family with this mutation exhibited cavo-varus foot deformity consistent with a Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT)-like disorder. Physical examination was performed on nearly all of the affected and unaffected family members. DNA was extracted from blood obtained from 14 subjects who showed radiographic and clinical… CONTINUE READING
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