Adult-acquired flatfoot deformity

Niall A. Smyth, Amiethab A. Aiyer, Jonathan R. Kaplan, Clayton A. Carmody, Anish R. Kadakia*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Adult-acquired flatfoot deformity (AAFD) is a known and recognized cause of pain and disability. Loss of PTT function is the most important contributor to AAFD, and its estimated prevalence is thought to be over 3%. This review aims to summarize the current literature and encompass recent advances regarding AAFD.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)433-439
Number of pages7
JournalEuropean Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology
Volume27
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2017

Keywords

  • Flatfoot
  • Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction
  • Staging

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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