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Calf Circumference in Clubfoot: The Effect of Patient Gender, Age, Laterality and Brace Duration

Volume 7 | Issue 1 | January-April 2021 | Page: 02-05 | Shobhit Gupta, Anil Agarwal, Mukesh Shanker

Authors: Shobhit Gupta MS Orth. [1], Anil Agarwal MS Orth. [1], Mukesh Shanker MS Orth. [1]

[1] Department of Orthopaedic, Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalaya, Geeta Colony, Delhi, India.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Shobhit Gupta,
Department of Pediatric Orthopedics, Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalaya, Geeta Colony, Delhi, India.
E-mail: drshobhitgupta@gmail.com


Calf circumference is reduced in the leg affected by clubfoot. The effect of brace duration and whether calf circumference increases with age has not been studied in the Indian population. We conducted a cross sectional study on 156 children with idiopathic non-operated clubfeet treated by serial Ponseti casting method. The mean age was 32.7 months (range, 2-120 months). We found significant calf circumference difference in legs with clubfoot which increased with age. The duration of bracing did not significantly affect calf circumference.
Keywords: CTEV; Clubfeet; Calf circumference.


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How to Cite this Article: Gupta S, Agarwal A, Shanker M | Calf Circumference in Clubfoot: The Effect of Patient Gender, Age, Laterality and Brace Duration | International Journal of Paediatric Orthopaedics | January-April 2021; 7(1): 02-05.

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