Basic Summary for Clubfoot


Main name of condition: Clubfoot
Other names or spellings: talipes

What is Clubfoot?
  Brief description of Clubfoot: Congenital foot birth deformity turning the foot inward
  Parent types of Clubfoot: Foot conditions
  Organs Affected by Clubfoot: foot
How many people get Clubfoot?
  Incidence (annual) of Clubfoot: about 1 per 1,000 births1.
  Incidence Rate of Clubfoot: approx 1 in 1,000 or 0.10% or 272,000 people in USA [about data]
Who gets Clubfoot?
  Patient Profile for Clubfoot: Appearing at birth as a congenital defect. More common in twins.
  Gender Profile for Clubfoot: More males than females.
What causes Clubfoot?
  Class of Condition for Clubfoot: birth.defect
  Causes of Clubfoot: see causes of Clubfoot
What are the symptoms of Clubfoot?
  Symptoms of Clubfoot: see symptoms of Clubfoot
How is it treated?
  Treatments for Clubfoot: see treatments for Clubfoot

1. Childhood Symptoms, Edward R. Brace, John P. Pacanowski, Ed Weiner, 1992

Last revision: May 6, 2004

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