Hindfoot equinus

Dr Tim Luijkx and Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

Hindfoot equinus describes abnormal plantarflexion (calcaneotibial angle >90°)  of the foot that occurs in the hindfoot. It occurs in congenital talipes equinovarus and congenital vertical talus.

Foot alignment abnormalities

Adequate radiographs are required for the accurate assessment of foot alignment. Basic assessment includes weightbearing dorsoplantar and lateral views.

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rID: 23763
Section: Approach
Tags: refs, cases, stub
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