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July 4, 1953

Pathologie du pied: Physiologie, clinique, traitement médical, orthopédique et chirurgical.

JAMA. 1953;152(10):983. doi:10.1001/jama.1953.03690100101039

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Abstract

The author has done considerable research and clinical work. His book includes chapters on the prehistoric foot; the physiology, architecture, and roentgenographic aspects of normal and abnormal feet; supernumerary and sesamoid bones; the mechanics of lines of force; the dynamics of the foot, including its movements; the physiology of bones and joints; normal and abnormal gait; a critical study of shoes and the modifications of shoes, prostheses, and arch supports; congenital malformations of the foot; flat feet of various types; metatarsus varus; and surgery for the residual effects of infantile paralysis.

There are also chapters on fractures in and around the ankle and foot; subastragalar dislocations; malunited fracture of the ankle; fractures of the bones of the feet; rupture of the achilles tendon; pes cavus; painful flat feet; rachitic feet; bowlegs and knock knees; tarsal scaphoiditis, epiphysitis and apophysitis; hallux valgus; hammer toes; hallux varus; hallux rigidus; exostoses; arthropathy; arthritis;

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