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Table 3 Relapse assessment results

From: Walk for life - the National Clubfoot Project of Bangladesh: the four-year outcomes of 150 congenital clubfoot cases following Ponseti method

Relapse L/R/Both Ankle L Ankle R Forefoot L Forefoot R Combined L Combined R Relapse type
1   2   2   3 Total, R
2   1   2    Partial, R
3   1   2    Partial, R
4 1 1 2 2    Partial, B
5   2   2   3 Total, R
6    1 1    Partial, L
7 2 2 2 2 3 3 Total, B
8   1   1    Partial, R
9 1 1 1 1    Partial, B
10 1   1     Partial, L
11 1 1 2 2    Partial, B
12 2 2 2 2 3 3 Total, B
13 2 2 2 2 3 3 Total, B
  1. There were 13/99 children showing relapse signs four years after their treatment. Of these, only 5 cases were more fixed, and 8 cases were flexible and functional feet
  2. •Fixed ankle equinus and adduction and cavus (partial relapse)
  3. •Heel varus and ankle equinus, midfoot cavus, forefoot adduction (total relapse)