Denis classification

Denis classification

Orthopedics Classification of compression fractures of vertebrae Types A–superior and inferior endplates; B–superior endplate; C–inferior endplate; D–anterior cortex buckling with intact inferior and superior endplates
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The following variables were considered: age, gender, height, weight, body mass index, race, city, dominance, family antecedents of foot pathology, Pfeiffer rearfoot angle (1) (defined by the angle formed by the upper part of the Achilles tendon with the direction of the distal insertion on the calcaneus), Denis classification (4), Jack test (6), and Root test.
Flat-footedness was classified according to the Denis classification, and children were determined as flat-footed if they had at least one type 1 in one of their feet.
Table 3 shows the findings of the Denis classification per age group with significant differences between the 3- to 5-year-old group and the older children, and there was only one patient with flatfoot Denis (3).
35; some type 1 flat feet cases, according to the Denis classification, could be considered normal.