Hindfoot varus

Hindfoot varus describes a relatively varus position of the calcaneus which is adducted and rotated under the talus. This is best appreciated on a weightbearing DP foot radiograph as a relative reduction in the angle formed between the mid-talar and mid-calcaneal axes (the talocalcaneal angle).

Hindfoot varus may occur in isolation, but is usually present in patients with congenital talipes equinovarus clubfoott).

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: 23712
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