Involvement of the Foot in Polio

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Involvement of foot:
Pes cavus, inverted foot, claw toes, equinus, trigger hallux, retracted lessor toes.
Fragile skin with trophic changes. Pressure lesions
Many foot deformities may be due to residual affects following tendon transfer surgery.
46/318 of those with polio (median age 54yrs) were seeing a Podiatrist in one study .

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