metatarsus adductus

met·a·tar·sus ad·duc·'tus

a fixed deformity of the foot in which the forepart of the foot is angled away from the main longitudinal axis of the foot toward the midline; usually congenital in origin.
Synonym(s): intoe

metatarsus adductus

Forefoot varus Orthopedics A foot deformity characterized by a sharp inward angle of the front half of the foot; flexible deformity; the foot can be straightened and poses little risk for the infant; most cases resolve voluntarily; the rest only need simple exercises
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[1,2] However, toe-in gait can be seen when femoral anteversion, internal tibial torsion or metatarsus adductus do not decrease sufficiently.
The Association of Metatarsus Adductus to the Proximal Fifth Metatarsal Jones Fracture.
Metatarsus adductus and selected radiographic measurements of the first ray in normal feet.
It is associated with congenital abnormalities such as metatarsus adductus (pigeon toe), torticollis (wry neck), infantile spina bifida and talipes equinovarus (club foot).
Intoeing--more commonly known as "pigeon-toe"--is a very common condition that occurs from birth through late childhood and arises from metatarsus adductus (MA), internal tibial torsion (ITT) or internal femoral anteversion (IFA).
Later chapters examine specific conditions such as clubfoot, metatarsus adductus, and intoeing gait, as well as footwear and orthoses.
Scientifically called metatarsus adductus, this condition presents between birth and 6 months of age, typically as a foot with a concave medial border, a convex lateral border, and a deep plantar crease.
Other causes are thought to be linked to syndromes such as metatarsus adductus, clubfoot deformity and congenital conditions.
Examination of the feet revealed widened first web spaces bilaterally consistent with either metatarsus adductus or mild ectrodactyly.
Another excellent section is the coverage of pediatric problems, which includes new treatment devices available for conditions such as metatarsus adductus including the Bebax shoe and the Wheaton brace.
defect Mosayebi (10) study 1 Genitourinary Undescended testes 2 Musculoskeletal Metatarsus adductus (limb defects) 3 Cardiovascular VSD 4 Gastrointestinal Cleft lip/palate 5 Central nervous system Anencephaly 6 Eye and ear Periauricular skin tag 7 Multiple Not specified Sl.