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Figure 5.43. The position of the feet in utero in the same infant as shown in Figure 5.42 demonstrates how the midfoot becomes adducted.

Figure 5.44. Talipes calcaneoval-gus is die most common of the congenital postural deformities. The foot is dorsiflexed on the fibular side of die ankle and everted with the sole facing anterolaterally. As implied by the name, the calcaneus also is deviated laterally. A deep skin crease is often present in the plane of abnormal flexion and the subcutaneous tissue is diminished over the anterolateral region of the foot.

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