Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: talipes equinovarus

  • Two tales of talipes equinovarus

    Christopher WalkerBielsko-Biala, Poland Congenital talipes equinovarus, better known as clubfoot, is a poorly understood but surprisingly common medical condition. According to Ansar et al, it affects about one in one thousand newborns, though this figure varies by country.1 There is a roughly fifty-fifty split between those born with bilateral clubfoot and those with only one…