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SA Orthopaedic Journal

versión On-line ISSN 2309-8309

SA orthop. j. vol.7 no.3 Pretoria jul./sep. 2008

 

CLINICAL ARTICLE

 

An approach to the assessment of cavus deformity

 

 

SI Dix-Peek

MBBCh, MMed(Orth), FCS(Orth)SA. Consultant, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Red Cross Children's Hospital, University of Cape Town

Correspondence

 

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Correspondence:
Dr S Dix-Peek
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Red Cross Children's Hospital
University of Cape Town

 

 

This article was not submitted to an ethical committee for approval. There was no patient involvement, and it was purely a review/instructional article. The content of this article is the sole work of the author. No benefits of any form have been derived from any commercial party related directly or indirectly to the subject of this article.

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