Extrinsic deep flexor tendons of the foot

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Three representative coronal MR images of the deep flexor tendons (marked in blue) distal to the ankle. TP= tibialis posterior, FDL= flexor digitorum longus, FHL= flexor hallucis longus.

Case Discussion

The crossing of the FHL and FDL located near the distal coronal image is known as the knot of Henry.

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rID: 16869
Published: 26th Feb 2012
Last edited: 18th May 2020
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