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Pes Cavus

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Overview

  • High-arched foot.
    • Significance

    • Pes cavus is strongly associated with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, though may also occur in several other conditions.
    • Causes of Pes Cavus

    • Congenital

    • Charcot-Marie-Tooth
    • Hereditary neuropathy with liability to pressure palsies
    • Freidrich's ataxia
    • Cerebral palsy
    • Spina bifida
    • Acquired

    • Upper motor neuron lesion - stroke, tumour, trauma
    • Lower motor neuron lesion - common peroneal nerve palsy
    • Malunion of fracture
    • Contracture
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