pigeon toe

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a digit of the foot.
claw toe a toe deformity seen in many patients with rheumatoid arthritis, consisting of dorsal subluxation of toes 2 through 5; the metatarsal heads bear weight and become painful during walking so that the patient has a shuffling gait.
hammer toe deformity of a toe in which the proximal phalanx is extended and the second and distal phalanges are flexed, causing a clawlike appearance; it most often affects the second toe.
Hammer toe of the second metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint. From Ignatavicius and Workman, 2000.
Morton's toe Morton's neuralgia.
pigeon toe a permanent toeing-in position of the feet; severe cases are considered a form of clubfoot (talipes).
webbed t's syndactyly of the toes abnormally joined by strands of tissue at their base.
A foot deformity of childhood, which is characterised by medial rotation of the forefoot—metatarsus varus—and medial tibial or femoral torsion; the deformities require surgery

pigeon toe

In-toeing, talipes varus Orthopedics A foot deformity of childhood, which is characterized by medial rotation of the forefoot–metatarsus varus and medial tibial or femoral torsion–the deformities require surgery

pi·geon toe

(pijŏn tō)
Disorder of feet in which the toes turn inward.
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Summary: Conditions such as bow legs, knock knees and in-toeing are usually outgrown but parents must monitor the child's progress
In-toeing can be diagnosed without the need of an X-ray or scan.
gt; In Toeing: Kids usually walk with their feet/toes towards inside and this is called in-toeing.
To reduce in-toeing and reduce discomfort, prescription orthotics of gait plates might be recommended, (Redmond 2000) as one option, or we may do nothing as this problem may resolve itself gradually (Thackeray & Beeson 1996).
In-toeing and bowlegs usually disappear by age three to four and knock-knees by age 11-12.
Repeated clumsiness may be a sign of in-toeing, balance problems or neuromuscular conditions.
Clinically this presents as in-toeing with excessive anteversion (very common) or out-toeing with excessive retroversion (very rare) (Figs 1 and 2).
Nash alleged that the defendants were negligent in performing a tibial osteotomy to correct in-toeing of the right leg.
We advised her parents that we would have to adopt an initial approach of trying to stop the in-toeing and we prescribed a bespoke gait plate, where the plate of the shell prevents the foot from pushing off at the lateral aspect during propulsion.