Anteater nose sign

The anteater nose sign refers to an anterior tubular prolongation of the superior calcaneus which approaches or overlaps the navicular on a lateral radiograph of the foot. This fancifully resembles the nose of an anteater and is an indication of calcaneonavicular coalition 1-2

History and etymology

The sign was first described by Oestreich et. al. in 1987 1.

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