Incidence and type of foot deformities in patients with spina bifida according to level of lesion

GÜNAY H. , SÖZBİLEN M. C. , Gurbuz Y., ALTINIŞIK M. , Buyukata B.

CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM, vol.32, no.2, pp.315-319, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00381-015-2944-7
  • Title of Journal : CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • Page Numbers: pp.315-319
  • Keywords: Meningomyelocele, Foot deformities, Spina bifida occulta, Spina bifida cystica


The previously suggested association between the incidence of high-level foot deformity and muscle imbalance is no longer supported, when evaluated independent from motor and sensory loss and level of lesion, by current studies. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between level of lesion and foot deformity.