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EMBRYOLOGY

An uncommon malformation (OMIM:192950) of the foot characterised by vertically oriented talus with a rigid dorsal dislocation of the navicular bone, equinus deformity of the calcaneus, abduction deformity of the forefoot, and contracture of the soft tissues of the hind- and mid-foot. Vertical talus/rocker bottom feet are usually associated with other congenital defects and only rarely is an isolated deformity.  

Molecular pathology Defects of HOXD10, which encodes a  homeobox DNA-binding domain protein expressed in developing

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rocker bottom foot

limb buds, cause vertical talus—congenital.

Synonyms Congenital rocker bottom feet, vertical talus—congenital, pes valgus—congenital convex 

References http://www.uniprot.org/uniprot/P28358 http://www.omim.org/entry/192950 

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