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Etiology and Treatment of Congenital Vertical Talus: A Clinical Review

Citation Information : Etiology and Treatment of Congenital Vertical Talus: A Clinical Review. Curr Trends Diagn Treat 2020; 4 (2):91-94.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10055-0102

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


Congenital vertical talus is a rare rigid flat foot deformity. Although the cause of the congenital vertical talus is heterogeneous, recent researches strongly support a genetic cause linking the genes expressed during early limb development. If remain untreated, it causes a lot of disability like pain and functional limitations. Traditional treatment for vertical talus involves extensive surgeries, which are associated with short and long complications. A minimally invasive approach involving serial manipulation and casting will produce excellent short-term results with regard to clinical and radiographic correction. To achieve correction without extensive surgery leading to more flexible and functional foot, a long-term research study is required.

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