Pes planus

Case contributed by Dr Tim Luijkx

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Patient Data

Age: 12
Gender: Male
X-ray

Flattened longitudinal arch of the foot, in keeping with flat foot, or pes planus.

Case Discussion

Pes planus can be objectivated by measuring the calcaneal pitch.

Treatment depends on whether there a symptoms and whether pes planus is fixed or mobile, whether there are associated findings such as hindfoot valgus and whether there is any associated pathology.

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Case information

rID: 34737
Case created: 6th Mar 2015
Last edited: 30th May 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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