Rigid flatfoot.

  title={Rigid flatfoot.},
  author={S S Jayakumar and Henry R Cowell},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
The proper management of the rigid flat-foot requires an accurate diagnosis since the condition is treated on causal or rational basis. Calcaneonavicular coalition best seen on an oblique view of the foot may be treated by resection of the coalition with extensor digitorum brevis interposition. If the diagnosis is made sufficiently early, the resection can lead to an essentially normal foot. Coalition between the talus and the calcaneus may occur in the posterior, middle or anterior facet. The… CONTINUE READING


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