This text, aimed at students and practicing chiropodists, describes the conservative and surgical management of foot disorders in children. Special emphasis is placed on paediatric examination, diagnostic imaging, trauma management, congenital deformities, and foot/ankle trauma.
Part 1 Principles: functional developmental anatomy and physiology of the lower extremity; general examination of the infant and the child; neurologic examination of the infant and the child; diagnositc imaging. Part 2 Congenital deformities: genetic considerations; congenital talipes enquinovarus deformity; congenital pes valgus; metatarsus adductus; tarsal coalition; miscellaneous congenital deformities; related congenital and developmental conditions of the lower extremity. Part 3 Developmental disorders: torsional and frontal plane conditions of the leg; evaluation and non-operative management of pes valgus feet; operative treatment of non-neurogenic pes valgus feet; juvenile hallux valgus; digital problems; miscellaneous conditions. Part 4 The foot and ankle in neuromuscular disease: neuromuscual disorders; operative treatment of neurogenic foot deformities. Part 5 Trauma in children: principles of fracture management in children; fractures of the foot; ankle fractures; soft tissue trauma. Part 6 Metabolic bone disorders and tumoric conditions: infection; bone tumors and tumour-like malformations of the lower extremity.
Number Of Pages: 708
Published: 10th February 1992
Country of Publication: GB
Weight (kg): 1.9