Clubfoot is the most common congenital disorder of the lower extremity. One or both feet turn downward and inward. Genetic and environmental factors in the development of the fetus are the apparent causes.
Last reviewed 12/1/2011 by John Goldenring, MD, MPH, JD, Pediatrician with the Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group, San Diego, CA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
- Call 911 for all medical emergencies.