Treatment of secondary feet deformities in children with congenital club-foot

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Secondary feet deformities develop as a result of inadequately performed treatment of congenital club-foot, besides, one or more components of deformity have the opposite direction comparing with the initial pathology and therefore require supplementary treatment. Both technical intraoperative errors and tactical details of patient first-year postoperative management play a role in the development of secondary feet deformities after club-foot surgical treatment. The experience of treatment of 66 patients at the age from 3 to 18 years with secondary feet deformities after congenital club-foot treatment by both conservative and operative techniques has been analyzed. Correction of secondary feet deformities requires individualized approach and strict indications for each option of deformity elimination.


secondary feet deformities, valgus-adduction deformities, club-foot


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