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The Evans lateral calcaneal lengthening osteotomy is the surgical procedure most appropriate for which pediatric foot deformity?
Flexible pes planovalgus
Juvenile hallux valgus
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A 12-year-old boy has 2 years of right foot pain that prevent participation in athletic activities and is symptomatic with walking. He has attempted UCBL and custom made orthoses for 1 year with no relief of symptoms. His hindfoot is supple and he has full dorsiflexion. Clinical images of the foot are shown in Figures A and B. A lateral radiograph is shown in Figure C. A surgical plan to address the deformity would most appropriately include which of the following?
Lateral calcaneal slide osteotomy
Transfer of the peroneus longus to the peroneus brevis
1st metatarsal dorsiflexion osteotomy
Calcaneal neck lengthening osteotomy
Posterior tibial tendon transfer to dorsum of the foot