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Friedreich's foot

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Claw foot (pes cavus) and apical foot with dorsal flexion of the toes, particularly the large toes, seen in Friedreich’s ataxia.

Description

Claw foot (pes cavus) and apical foot with dorsal flexion of the toes, particularly the large toes, seen in Friedreich’s ataxia.

Bibliography

  • N. Friedreich:
    Über degenerative atrophie der spinalen Hinterstränge.
    [Virchows] Archiv für pathologische Anatomie und Physiologie und für klinische Medizin, Berlin, 1863, 26: 391-419, 433-459. Also volume 27, pp 1-26; and 1867, volume 68, pp 145-245. Über Ataxien mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der hereditären Formen.
    [Virchows] Archiv für pathologische Anatomie und Physiologie und für klinische Medizin, Berlin, 1876, 68: 145-245.

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