Enigma of pediatric vertical talus deformity

J Foot Surg. 1990 Sep-Oct;29(5):452-8.


Vertical talus is an unusual pediatric deformity that often is unrecognized at birth. Its treatment is necessarily surgical and not typically addressed by the podiatric medical profession. In this case report, the enigmatic deformity is reviewed, along with a detailed photographic assay of useful techniques for its surgical reduction.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Cerebral Palsy / complications
  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Female
  • Foot Deformities, Congenital / diagnostic imaging
  • Foot Deformities, Congenital / etiology
  • Foot Deformities, Congenital / surgery*
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Methods
  • Neurologic Examination
  • Orthotic Devices
  • Radiography
  • Talus*