Rocker bottom foot
Newborn with multiple facial and body anomalies. Skeletal survey is performed.
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Vertically oriented talus bones of both feet, calcaneus is in equinus (plantar flexion), a convex rounded sole, everted forefoot secondary to convex deformity of the plantar foot. Navicular bones are not yet ossified.
Unremarkable X-ray of the pelvis and spine.
No evidence of spina bifida.
Rocker bottom feet also known as congenital vertical talus, is an anomaly of the foot.
It is characterized by a prominent calcaneus (heel bone) and a convex rounded bottom to the foot. It is usually associated with spina bifida, myelomeningocele, Patau's syndrome (trisomy 13), Edwards syndrome (trisomy 18) as well as trisomy 9.
Acquired rocker bottom deformity occurring secondary to a underlying neuromuscular disorder or diabetic foot (Charcot joint).