Items tagged “ankle”

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Anterior talofibular ligament

The anterior talofibular ligament (ATFL) is part of the lateral collateral ligament complex of the ankle. Its role is to stabilize the talus. It is also the weakest of the lateral collateral ankle ligaments.  Gross anatomy The ATFL is an intracapsular flat two-banded ligament that arises from ...
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Lateral collateral ligament of the ankle

The lateral collateral ligament (complex) of the ankle is a set of three ligaments that resist inversion of the ankle joint. They are more commonly injured than the medial collateral (deltoid) ligament of the ankle. They run from the lateral malleolus of the fibula to the talus and calcaneus.  ...
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Calcaneofibular ligament

The calcaneofibular ligament (CFL) is the middle ligament of the lateral collateral ligament complex of the ankle and stabilizes both the ankle and subtalar joints. Gross anatomy The CFL is an extracapsular round cord measuring 20-25 mm long x 6-8 mm width. Its origin is distal to the anterior...
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Lateral collateral ankle ligaments: Gray's anatomy illustration

 Diagnosis not applicable
Mr Gray's Illustrations
Published 16 Jan 2014
35% complete
Diagram
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Posterior talofibular ligament

The posterior talofibular ligament (PTFL) is one of three ligaments that compose the lateral collateral ligament complex of the ankle. When the anterior talofibular and calcaneofibular ligaments are intact, it only has a secondary role in ankle joint stability and is also the least commonly inju...
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Osteogenic sarcoma

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Aditya Shetty
Published 25 Jan 2014
69% complete
X-ray
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Complete tear of achilles tendon

T2 fluid-like hyp...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Pierre VIala
Published 31 Jan 2014
68% complete
MRI
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Trimalleolar fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 12 Feb 2014
88% complete
X-ray
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Trimalleolar fracture

Trimalleolar fractures refer to a three-part fracture of the ankle. The fractures involve the medial malleolus, the posterior aspect of the tibial plafond (referred to as the posterior malleolus) and the lateral malleolus. Having three parts, this is a more unstable fracture and may be associate...
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Medial malleolus ossicle

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 26 Feb 2014
66% complete
X-ray
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Boyd amputation

Boyd amputation refers to amputation at the level of the ankle with preservation of the calcaneus and heel pad and consequent fixation of the calcaneus to the tibia. It allows for complete weight bearing and provides both stabilization of the heel pad and suspension for a prosthesis.
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Anatomy of the talus

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Matt Skalski
Published 04 Nov 2014
41% complete
Diagram
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Retrocalcaneal bursitis

Retrocalcaneal bursitis refers to inflammation of the retrocalcaneal bursa, which lies between the anteroinferior calcaneal tendon and posterosuperior calcaneus. It forms part of Haglund syndrome.  Please, note that two bursae lie near the calcaneal tendon insertion: the retrocalcaneal bursa (b...
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Calcaneal tendon

The calcaneal tendon, commonly known as the Achilles tendon, is the strongest and largest tendon of the human body. It is also one of the commonest tendons to become injured due to its high biomechanical load but poor vascularity 2. Gross anatomy The calcaneal tendon forms by the merging of fi...
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Enchondroma

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Ahmed Abdrabou
Published 02 Jan 2015
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MRI
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Talar dome osteochondral injury

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 19 Jan 2015
83% complete
CTX-ray
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Deltoid ligament anatomy: illustration

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Matt Skalski
Published 05 Apr 2015
35% complete
Diagram
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Weber classification of ankle fractures

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Matt Skalski
Published 14 Apr 2015
44% complete
Diagram
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Torn anterior talofibular ligament with talar dome osteochondritis dissecans

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Amro Omar
Published 30 Apr 2015
86% complete
MRI
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Ankle fracture - Weber C and deltoid ligament injury

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 22 Aug 2015
88% complete
X-ray

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