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Case 23. Calcaneonavicular Coalition

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Description: CALCANEONAVICULAR COALITION
# HISTORY: The patient is a 13 year old white female with complaints of left foot pain. The pain has been present for approximately 2 years. There is no specific history of a traumatic event. The pain is primarily at the lateral aspect of the foot and is worse at the end of the day. The pain is somewhat relieved by rest. # PHYSICAL EXAM: The left foot is without swelling. It is tender in the anterolateral aspect of the foot. Ankle motion is normal. Subtalar motion is significantly limited. It is minimal, 10 degrees at most, and painful. The right foot has normal ankle and subtalar motion. The longitudinal arches are normal and symmetrical.

Type: Case Study
Author/Contact: JOHN ERGENER, M.D.
Institution: Dupont Institute
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Language: English

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Added: Mon Feb 04 2002
Last Modified: Mon Nov 12 2007