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A 1958 classic. The full text of this article on the relevance of the vascular supply is available from the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery: THE OSSIFICATION AND VASCULARISATION OF THE TARSAL NAVICULAR AND THEIR RELATION TO KOHLER’S DISEASE Kohlers disease is not common, but is an important differential diagnosis in midfoot pain in children aged...

It has never been recommended that an x-ray be taken for Sever’s Disease or Calcaneal apophysitis of the heel. The main reason is that it’s not detectable on x-ray. The appearance of the apophysis with or without Sever’s disease is the same, so it’s not much use. A minor reason is the exposing of kids to ionizing radiation, even though...

This study in the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics on Anteromedial plantar nodules of the heel in childhood: a variant of the normality?, reported that: Localized, bilateral, painless, nonpruritic and symmetric papuloid lesions in the posteromedial part of the foot are the clinical features of benign plantar nodules of the heel in children. They are...

The latest paper available from the Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, The paediatric flat foot proforma (p-FFP): improved and abridged following a reproducibility study, reports on the development of a tool assessing the pediatric flat foot. This an important early step in developing and evidence base for intervention for this condition. Link. ...