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Post  Abbas on Tue Jan 11, 2011 5:57 pm

Just name the foot abnormality

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Post  Dr Hira Tariq on Sun Jan 30, 2011 11:17 am

ummm....not sure sir
looks like ischemic or vasculitic ulcer with some autoamputation probably.

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Post  Abbas on Tue Feb 01, 2011 8:13 pm

Foot is like a rocker bottom chair

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It occurs in two conditions:
As a congenital anaomoly. Rocker bottom foot also known as "congenital vertical talus" is an anomaly of the foot.It is characterized by a prominent calcaneus and a convex rounded bottom to the foot.

It can be associated with Patau's syndrome (trisomy 13) and Edwards' syndrome (trisomy 18) as well as Trisomy 9 and mutation in the gene HOXD10.
Here foot is intact without ulcerations, amputations etc.

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As an acquired defect it is seen most commonly in advanced Diabetes Mellitus where arches of foot become flat because of neuropathy and loss of tone + fractures + amputations + charcot's, deformed and swollen joints. The above foot is the classical example of this and we often see it our diabetic patients if we are watchful.

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Post  Dr.Hunain(admin) on Wed Feb 02, 2011 3:29 pm

That is really helpful, so basically the foot gets deformed due to multifactorial reasons.

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Post  Dr Hira Tariq on Wed Feb 16, 2011 8:02 pm

u got it dr hunain. Need more quiz pleeeeez....

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