Complex deformity of the foot which consists or equinus (the foot in plantar flexion), varus, forefoot adduction and inversion, cavus deformity. From the word equinus meaning like a horse.
True etiology remains unknown despite several theories:
The person walks on the outer part of the sole, the heel is upward. The foot is smaller than normal, musles of the calf are hypotrophic.
40 % cases are bilateral.
Pedes equinovari: Pedes equinovari, Macro, autopsy (73696)