Clinical-and-radiological characteristic of feet deformities for acrocephalosyndactyly

Бардась А.А., Шведовченко И.В.

Abstract


Purpose. To study the clinical-and-radiological features of feet deformities in patients with acrocephalosyndactyly.
Materials and Methods. The results of medical rehabilitation of 40 children at the age from four (4) months to 18 years with acrocephalosyndactyly analysed. A clinical-and-radiological study of feet deformities in the specified patients performed, the pathology main types emphasized.
Results. A working classification of the existing feet pathology proposed on the basis of the data obtained.
Conclusion. The feet deformities identified in patients with acrocephalosyndactyly upset the feet function significantly and cause severe limitations of ambulation thereby inducing to perform surgical treatment in the earliest periods as possible and to correct all the deformity components acutely.

Keywords


acrocephalosyndactyly, Apert syndrome, Pfeiffer syndrome, Carpenter syndrome, classification, feet pathology, concrescences, coalitions, polyphalangism, symphalangism

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