Rocker bottom foot


Rocker bottom feet also known as congenital vertical talus, is an anomaly of the foot.

It is characterized by a prominent calcaneus (heel bone) and a convex rounded bottom to the foot. It is usually associated with spina bifida, myelomeningocele, Patau's syndrome (trisomy 13), Edwards syndrome (trisomy 18) as well as trisomy 9. 

Acquired rocker bottom deformity occurring secondary to a underlying neuromuscular disorder or diabetic foot (Charcot joint).