Prenatal diagnosis and postnatal evaluation of the clubfoot

Hui Fang Liao, Ai Lu Cai, Bing Wang, Xiao Guang Wang, Jing Yu Li

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Abstract

Clubfoot is one of the most common congenital abnormalities. Prenatal examination mainly relies on ultrasound. Correct prenatal diagnosis can help the parents understand the deformity, decide whether to continue pregnancy, whereas accurate clinical evaluation of the deformity after birth plays an important role in therapy and prognosis. The etiology, pathology, the prenatal diagnosis and the postnatal evaluation of congenital talipes equinovarus were reviewed in this article.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1508-1510
Number of pages3
JournalChinese Journal of Medical Imaging Technology
Volume27
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Classification
  • Clubfoot
  • Ultrasonography

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