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Lateral talocalcaneal angle
The lateral talocalcaneal angle is drawn on a weightbearing lateral foot radiograph as the angle between the mid-talar axis and calcaneal inclination axis. It should normally measure between 35° and 50°: <35° hindfoot varus congenital talipes equinovarus (clubfoot) pes cavus >50° hindfoot...
Gissane angle, also known as the "critical angle", is an angular measurement made directly inferior to the lateral process of the talus. It is formed by the downward and upward slopes of the calcaneal superior surface. It is better seen on a lateral plain film of the calcaneus and hindfoot. Its ...