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Possible Causes For Pes cavus/High Arched Foot - Causes


List of current finding(s):

Infectious Disorders (Specific Agent)
Poliomyelitis, paralytic, spinal
Allergic, Collagen, Auto-Immune Disorders
Reiters Syndrome
Metabolic, Storage Disorders
Abetalipoproteinemia (Bassen Kornzweig)
Congenital, Developmental Disorders
Spina bifida
Walker-Warburg syndrome (9q34.1)
Hereditary, Familial, Genetic Disorders
Marfan's syndrome
Paraplegia, spastic hereditary
Peroneal muscular atrophy(Charcot Mar.)
Dominant SCA/Spinal Cerebellar ataxias
Friedreich's Ataxia
Hereditary/neurologic degeneration synd
Refsum's disease
Roussy-Levy syndrome
Reference to Organ System
Paraplegia, spastic
Heirarchical Major Groups
Neurologic disorders
Cavus foot, cavus pes, Congenital cavus foot, Congenital pes cavus, Congenital pes cavus (disorder), Talipes cavus, Talipes cavus (disorder)

Clubfoot with heel pointing inward, so angle is bowed at the ankle proper. Talipes means clubfoot deformity and varus or valgus modifier refers to the angle of the heel itself. Cavus and cavo- refer to the arch of the foot and equinus refers to the tip-toe position. The word calcaneus as modifier indicates severe dorsiflexion of the foot. CRM 2008


External Links Related to Pes cavus/High Arched Foot - Causes
PubMed (National Library of Medicine)
NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)