Items tagged “foot”

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Avulsion fracture of the 5th metatarsal styloid

Avulsion fracture of the 5th metatarsal styloid, also known as a pseudo-Jones fracture or a dancer fracture, is one of the more common foot avulsion injuries and accounts for over 90% of fractures of the base of the 5th metatarsal. Despite what should be a simple entity, controversy exists, as ...
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Böhler angle

Böhler angle, also written as Bohler angle or Boehler angle, is also called the calcaneal angle or tuber joint angle 1, and is the angle between two lines tangent to the calcaneus on the lateral radiograph. These lines are drawn tangent to the anterior and posterior aspects of the superior calca...
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Haglund syndrome

Haglund syndrome refers to the triad (Haglund's triad) of insertional Achilles tendinopathy retrocalcaneal bursitis Haglund deformity (i.e. posterosuperior calcaneal exostosis) This results in pain at the back of the heel. It is associated with calcaneal spurs, and the wearing of high heels ...
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Jones fracture

A Jones fracture is an extra-articular fracture at the base of the fifth metatarsal.  Pathology It is a transverse fracture at the base of the fifth metatarsal, 1.5 to 3 cm distal to the proximal tuberosity at the metadiaphyseal junction, without distal extension.  Mechanism The fracture is ...
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Lisfranc injury

Lisfranc injuries, also called Lisfranc fracture-dislocations, are the most common type of dislocation involving the foot and correspond to the dislocation of the articulation of the tarsus with the metatarsal bases. Pathology Anatomy The Lisfranc joint is the articulation of the tarsus with ...
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Os tibiale externum

An os tibiale externum, also known as an accessory navicular or os naviculare accessorium, is a large accessory ossicle that can be present adjacent to the medial side of the navicular bone. The tibialis posterior tendon often inserts with a broad attachment into the ossicle. Most cases are asym...
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Metatarsal stress fracture

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 12 May 2008
68% complete
X-ray
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Hallux valgus

A hallux valgus is fixed abduction of the first metatarsophalangeal joint of the great toe. It is usually due to metatarsus primus varus which is medial deviation or adduction of the first metatarsal with an increased first - second metatarsal angle. Radiographic appearance Plain radiograph A...
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Osteochondroma of the 5th metatarsal

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 24 Mar 2009
50% complete
X-ray
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Flexor hallucis brevis muscle

The flexor hallucis brevis muscle is one of the small muscles of the foot that is involved in flexion of the 1st toe. The hallux sesamoid bones are embedded within its tendon.  Summary origin: plantar surface of cuboid insertion: medial and lateral sesamoid bones of first metatarsal action: ...
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5th metatarsal fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 19 Jun 2009
63% complete
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5th metatarsal fracture

5th MT fracture
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 29 Jun 2009
69% complete
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Lover’s fracture.

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Gagandeep Singh
Published 25 Jul 2009
62% complete
CT
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Peroneal tubercle hypertrophy

Peroneal tubercle hypertrophy refers to the presence of an unusually large peroneal tubercle. Radiographic features Two bony projections or protuberances may be seen from the lateral wall of the calcaneus – the peroneal tubercle and the retrotrochlear eminence. The peroneal tubercle is presen...
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Navicular stress fracture

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 16 Sep 2009
88% complete
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Giant cell tumour of tendon sheath

Giant cell tumour...
 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 16 Sep 2009
63% complete
UltrasoundX-ray
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Talocalcaneal coalition

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Wael Nemattalla
Published 27 Oct 2009
66% complete
X-ray
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Screw through thong

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 08 Nov 2009
72% complete
X-ray
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Tarsal coalition: calacneonavicular

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 12 Nov 2009
82% complete
X-ray
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Jones fracture

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 16 Nov 2009
60% complete
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