Incidence of congenital clubfoot in Sweden.

  title={Incidence of congenital clubfoot in Sweden.},
  author={Henrik M Wallander and Lennart Hovelius and Karl Michaelsson},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica},
  volume={77 6},
BACKGROUND Idiopathic clubfoot is one of the most common congenital orthopedic problems. Nationwide studies of the incidence are scarce. We performed a prospective multicenter study in order to assess the cumulative incidence in Sweden over 2 consecutive years. PATIENTS AND METHODS 44 clinics identified as treating clubfoot reported new cases prospectively. The medical records of 280 children with clubfoot born during 1995- 1996 were collected and analyzed with special reference to gender… CONTINUE READING

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