Abstract Nine adult patients, between and , diagnosed with metatarsus adductus were treated surgically with a closing osteotomy of the cuboid and a first metatarsal cuneiform arthrodesis. All patients were followed over the course of . Feb 21, · The metatarsus adductus increases the subtalar joint supination moment since the metatarsal heads are all structurally positioned more medial relative to the STJ axis than would be present in a metatarsus rectus foot (Kirby KA: Subtalar joint axis location and rotational equilibrium theory of foot function. JAPMA, , ).
Jun 30, · Metatarsus adductus in the adult is a very difficult foot type to manage. A high arch coupled with metatarsus adductus makes matters even worse. Jun 16, · Metatarsus adductus is a common foot deformity where the bones of the front of the foot bend or turn in toward the body. It may affect one or both feet. MedlinePlus provides an online image of metatarsus adductus. Newborns with metatarsus adductus may also have a problem called developmental dysplasia of the hip.