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.
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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
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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
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pi·geon toe

(pijŏn tō)
Disorder of feet in which the toes turn inward.
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* Do not order radiographs or advise bracing or surgery for a child less than 8 years of age with simple in-toeing gait.
For a child aged younger than 8 years with simple in-toeing gait, radiographs should not be ordered and bracing or surgery should not be advised.
Summary: Conditions such as bow legs, knock knees and in-toeing are usually outgrown but parents must monitor the child's progress
In-toeing: Kids usually walk with their feet/toes turned inside.
> In Toeing: Kids usually walk with their feet/toes towards inside and this is called in-toeing. This is also a concerning condition which actually doesn't need to be so because it's a physiological condition and it depends on the development of the hips and lower extremities of the kids and usually it improves with time.
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.
Thoughts on in-toeing and out-toeing: twenty years' experience with over 5000 cases and a review of the literature.