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  • Medical Video Title:  Club foot congenital talipes equinovarus (CTEV) Video
  • Channel:  Pediatric Surgery
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    A club foot, or congenital talipes equinovarus (CTEV), is a congenital deformity involving one foot or both. The affected foot appears rotated internally at the ankle. TEV is classified into 2 groups Postural TEV or Structural TEV. Without treatment, persons afflicted often appear to walk on their ankles, or on the sides of their feet. It is a common birth defect, occurring in about one in every 1,000 live births. Approximately 50% of cases of clubfoot are bilateral. In most cases it is an isolated dysmelia. This occurs in males more often than in females by a ratio of 21. A condition of the same name appears in animals, particularly horses.
  • Tags:  Club, foot, congenital, talipes, equinovarus, (CTEV), Video,
  • Added:  08-05-11  Views:  (10335)
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