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The foot in childhood

Manoj Ramachandran

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780199550647
Published online April 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199608249 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.013022

Series: Oxford Textbooks

The foot in childhood

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Congenital foot anomalies are common: most are minor and do not affect function

Postural problems must be differentiated from structural anomalies

An underlying neuromuscular aetiology should be considered

A pain-free, functional foot is the goal of treatment.

Chapter.  6964 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery ; Paediatrics

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