Ultrasound anatomy in the neonatal clubfoot

  title={Ultrasound anatomy in the neonatal clubfoot},
  author={Ylva Aurell and Arne Johansson and G{\"o}ran F H Hansson and Kjell Jonsson},
  journal={European Radiology},
Our objective was to assess clubfoot anatomy by US in newborn babies before and in the early phase of treatment. Reproducible US projections and measurements were carried out on 30 untreated clubfeet in 22 children, consecutively included in the study. The position of the navicular in relation to the head of the talus was visualised in all feet. The mean distance between the medial malleolus and the navicular was significantly shorter in the clubfeet than in normal feet. There was a tendency to… CONTINUE READING