Bilateral flatfoot (pes planus)

Case contributed by Dr Domenico Nicoletti


Teenager waiting for surgery for flat feet

Patient Data

Age: 13
Gender: Male

X-ray before surgery

Bilaterally it's decreased the width of the plantar arch with Costa Bertani angle of 150 ° (VN <125 °). Verticalized articulation astragalus scaphoid. Valgus hindfoot and misalignment astragalus heel.

Case Discussion

When there is misalignment astragalus heel, around ten or twelve years of age, it can be corrected by surgery.

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Case information

rID: 40527
Published: 25th Oct 2015
Last edited: 27th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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