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Pes

An ancient Roman unit of length approximately equivalent to 296 millimeters.
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Our case of SEDC presented with short stature, spinal deformity and leg pains and was found to have platyspondyly, kyphoscoliosis, pectus carinatum, pes planus and delayed epiphyseal ossification.
Our study showed that pes planus was significantly more frequent in overweight/obese children than in normal weight children.
Non-surgical interventions for paediatric pes planus. Cochrane Database Syst Rev.
Mobile pes planus pain for greater than 3 weeks duration.
Although both HMS and PLS share the common pathogenomic features of PPK and severe periodontitis6,7 and are allelic variants of cathepsin C gene mutations6,8, a number of additional findings are reported in HMS including onychogryphosis (curved nails), arachnodactyly (spider fingers/ elongated and slender shaped fingers and toes), acro-osteolysis (tappered pointed distal phalangeal ends due to osteolysis), pes planus (flat foot), occasionally hyperkeratotic psorisiform lesions with an erythematous background on the extensor surfaces of elbows and knees9,10,11,12 and rarely destructive arthritis of the wrists and shoulder joints.13
She had bilateral pes planus with mild calcaneal eversion and bilateral functional genu valgus (Figure 1).
Intrinsic factors also play a role in HV; those suggested include: pronation of the hind foot, pes planus, an increased angle between the first and second MT (metatarsus primus varus), association between the HV angle and the first to second intermetatarsal angle, contracture of the Achilles tendon, generalized joint laxity, and hypermobility of the first MT-cuneiform joint.
A FLAT feet, known medically as pes planus, are no longer considered a serious condition.
Veterans with minor foot-deformities such as pes planus (flat fleet), hammer toes, severe callosities, or leg-length discrepancies less than 1 1/2" will be eligible for shoe modifications.
Pes planus is a very common finding that can further lead to hip and knee pain.