The muscles in club foot--a histological histochemical and electron microscopic study.

@article{Isaacs1977TheMI,
  title={The muscles in club foot--a histological histochemical and electron microscopic study.},
  author={Harold Robert Isaacs and John E. Handelsman and Mar{\'e} Badenhorst and Austin G M Pickering},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={1977},
  volume={59-B 4},
  pages={
          465-72
        }
}
In talipes equino-varus the diminished bulk of the calf muscle suggests a neuromuscular defect. Accordingly, biopsies were taken from the postero-medial and peroneal muscle groups, and occasionally from abductor hallucis, in sixty patients mostly under the age of five years; 111 were studied histochemically and histologically, and a further fifty-three by electron-microscopy. Histochemical anomalies were revealed in ninety-two specimens; the muscle fibres in the other nineteen varied in size… CONTINUE READING

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