Foot and Ankle in CP

– Discussion:     – pattern of cerebral palsy influences type of foot & ankle deformities;     – ankle equinus:     – equinovarus:     – pes valgus:     – equinovalgus deformity:          – is more common in children w/ diplegia and spastic quadriplegia;          – … Read more

Diabetic Foot and Ankle: Vascular Pathology

– See:       – Diabetic Foot Menu       – Osteomyelitis in the Diabetic Patient       – Amputations in the Diabetic Patient – Discussion:     – several abnormalities of cutaneous circulatory anatomy & hemodynamics exist in pts with diabetes;     – increased incidence of atherosclerosis, calcification of tunica media, & thickening of tunica … Read more