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clawfoot

 [klaw´foot]
a high-arched foot with the toes hyperextended at the metatarsophalangeal joint and flexed at the distal joints.

claw·foot

(klaw'fut),
A condition of the foot characterized by hyperextension at the metatarsophalangeal joint and flexion at the interphalangeal joints, as a fixed contracture.

clawfoot

/claw·foot/ (klaw´foot) a high-arched foot with the toes hyperextended at the metatarsophalangeal joint and flexed at the distal joints.

clawfoot

a deformity of the foot characterized by an excessively high arch with hyperextension of the toes at the metatarsophalangeal joints, flexion at the interphalangeal joints, and shortening of the Achilles tendon. The condition may be present at birth or appear later as a result of contractures or an imbalance of the muscles of the foot, as in neuromuscular diseases such as Friedreich's ataxia and peroneal muscular atrophy. Surgical treatment is indicated in severe cases, especially in children. In milder forms, the pain from the excessive pressure under the metatarsal heads can be relieved by sponge, rubber, or leather insoles fitted into the shoes. Also called gampsodactyly, griffe des orteils, pes cavus, talipes cavus.
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Clawfoot

pes cavus

(pes kā'vŭs)
Condition characterized by increased height of the foot's medial longitudinal arch.
Synonym(s): clawfoot, claw foot.

clawfoot

See TALIPES.

clawfoot

intrinsic foot muscle atrophy (associated with decreased arterial perfusion of distal tissues, sensorimotor neuropathy and glycosylation of structural proteins in long-term diabetes mellitus) with development of a highly arched longitudinal profile, reduced subtalar joint movement/fixed rearfoot inversion, early heel lift, clawing of toes and marked reduction of plantar contact areas (and reciprocal increase in ground reaction forces passing through the forefoot during stance)
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