INSTRUCTIONS Addressing pediatric intoeing in primary care
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Addressing pediatric intoeing in primary care
Purpose: To provide information regarding differential diagnosis and treatment for pediatric intoeing. Learning Objectives Outcomes: After completing this continuing education activity, you should be able to: 1. Outline the physical exam for a child with intoeing. 2. Summarize differential diagnoses for intoeing. 3. Identify treatment for intoeing.
- Intoeing usually requires
- intense treatment.
- moderate therapy.
- no intervention.
- Research demonstrates that most children with intoeing should be managed by a
- primary care provider.
- physical therapist.
- Which of the following should guide intoeing management?
- radiographic studies
- history and physical
- parental concern
- When does lower extremity alignment begin?
- birth to 1 year
- 1 to 3 years
- Metatarsus adductus is characterized by deviation in which direction?
- Metatarsus adductus is usually
- Internal tibial torsion is internal rotation of the tibia along its
- medial axis.
- short axis.
- long axis.
- Up to how many degrees of femoral anteversion is normal at birth?
- 20 degrees
- 40 degrees
- 60 degrees
- A family history of intoeing should most likely lead to
- genetic testing.
- surgical correction.
- parental reassurance.
- It is best to assess for intoeing while children are
- supine, sitting, and standing.
- sitting, standing, and walking.
- standing, walking, and running.
- Increased distance between the knees when standing and a waddling gate are signs of
- hip dysplasia.
- Care for genu varum in a 2-year-old child most likely would include
- Which of the following may be suggested for metatarsus adductus?
- Children with femoral anteversion should sit in
- a comfortable position.
- an erect position.
- a cross-legged position.
- Educate patients' families on
- intoeing prevalence.
- increased risk of hip arthritis.
- activity restriction.
- Regarding children with intoeing and participation in school activities, explain to the families that children should engage in
- activities once intoeing starts to resolve.
- low-impact activities.
- all activities anytime.
- Which of the following in an 8-year-old child would indicate the need for an orthopedic referral?
- 20 degrees of femoral anteversion
- unilateral intoeing
- medial deviation of the metatarsals
- Which of the following would most likely require treatment?
- internal tibial torsion
- history of sibling intoeing