Peroneal spastic foot
also Flatfoot differential dx
- Usually noted as a painful, stiff flatfoot with the foot externally
rotated; have occasional pain in the lateral calf.
- Usual cause is a tarsal coalition. However, an unrecognized
fracture, foreign body, or inflammatory arthritis all may
result in a peroneal spastic flatfoot.
- Treatment: short leg walking cast for 3 weeks. Refer to Ortho if no
CHLA Board Review 2005