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Differentiation of idiopathic toe-walking and cerebral palsy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3350949     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Kinematic data were collected on two groups of children with diagnoses of idiopathic toe-walking and mild spastic diplegia. Although both groups lacked a heel strike at initial contact, two distinct gait patterns were found. The toe-walkers displayed a variable pattern of ankle motion with moderate to severe plantarflexion at stance. The cerebral palsy patients showed a repeatable gait pattern with only minimal deviation from normal. The absence of a heel strike in this group is due to the sustained knee flexion at terminal swing and initial contact, which was significantly greater than in the toe-walkers.
Authors:
R Hicks; N Durinick; J R Gage
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric orthopedics     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0271-6798     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pediatr Orthop     Publication Date:    1988 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-05-12     Completed Date:  1988-05-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8109053     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Orthop     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  160-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Kinesiology Laboratory, Newington Children's Hospital, CT 06111.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Ankle / physiopathology
Cerebral Palsy / diagnosis*,  physiopathology
Child
Female
Gait*
Humans
Knee / physiopathology
Male
Movement Disorders / diagnosis*,  physiopathology
Toes*

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