Problem

Club foot

Other Names:
Claw foot
Clubfoot
Equinovarus
Nature:
A congenital deformity in which the foot is permanently twisted at the ankle joint so that the sole no longer rests on the ground in standing. Club foot can also result from poliomyelitis or by by rigidity due to the scar following a severe burn or inflammation.
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
11.05.1999 – 00:00 CEST