Fowler-Philip angle

Case contributed by Dr Benoudina Samir


Examples of normal and exaggerated Fowler-Philip angle.

Patient Data

Age: Not Applicable
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Fowler-Philip angle.

Case Discussion

Fowler-Philip angle is subtended between a line from superior tubercle to the point of insertion of Achilles tendon on posterior aspect of calcaneum, and a line from anterior tubercle and medial process of plantar tubercle on inferior aspect of calcaneum.

Its purpose is to measure the Haglund deformity.

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Case information

rID: 43946
Published: 30th Mar 2016
Last edited: 30th Mar 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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