Items tagged “foot”

188 results found
Article

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 ...
Article

Böhler angle

The Böhler angle, also written as Bohler angle or Boehler angle, is also called the calcaneal angle or tuber joint angle. It is used in the assessment of intra-articular calcaneal fractures. Measurement The Böhler angle is the angle on a lateral foot radiograph between a line joining the highe...
Article

Haglund syndrome

Haglund syndrome refers to the triad (Haglund triad) of: insertional Achilles tendinopathy retrocalcaneal bursitis Haglund deformity (i.e. posterosuperior calcaneal exostosis) Terminology Haglund syndrome is a painful condition of the heel and its diagnosis requires a combination of clinica...
Article

Jones fracture

A Jones fracture is a fracture of the proximal metadiaphyseal junction of the fifth metatarsal bone that involves the 4th-5th metatarsal articulations. 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...
Article

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 articulates the tarsus with the metatar...
Article

Accessory navicular

An accessory navicular 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 asymptomatic but in a small proportion, it may cause painful tendinosis ...
Case

Metatarsal stress fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 12 May 2008
65% complete
X-ray
Article

Hallux valgus

A hallux valgus (plural: halluces valgi) is a fixed abduction of the first metatarsophalangeal joint of the great toe. It is usually due to metatarsus primus varus which is a medial deviation or adduction of the first metatarsal with an increased first-second metatarsal angle. Radiographic feat...
Case

Osteochondroma of the 5th metatarsal

 Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 24 Mar 2009
72% complete
X-ray
Article

Flexor hallucis brevis muscle

The flexor hallucis brevis (FHB) muscle is one of the small muscles of the foot that is involved in flexion of the first toe. The hallux sesamoid bones are embedded within its tendon.  Summary origin: plantar surface of cuboid and lateral cuneiform insertion: medial and lateral sesamoid bones...
Case

5th metatarsal fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 19 Jun 2009
66% complete
X-ray
Case

5th metatarsal fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 29 Jun 2009
75% complete
X-ray
Case

Lover’s fracture.

 Diagnosis certain
Gagandeep Singh
Published 25 Jul 2009
74% complete
CT
Article

Peroneal tubercle hypertrophy

Peroneal tubercle hypertrophy refers to the presence of an unusually large peroneal tubercle. Epidemiology Dependent on the definition, the incidence of enlarged peroneal tubercle has been reported to be from 20.5 - 24% 2. Clinical presentation Complications the enlarged tubercle may imping...
Case

Navicular stress fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 16 Sep 2009
91% complete
X-ray
Case

Tenosynovial giant cell tumor

 Diagnosis probable
Frank Gaillard
Published 16 Sep 2009
25% complete
X-rayUltrasound
Case

Talocalcaneal coalition

 Diagnosis certain
Wael Nemattalla
Published 27 Oct 2009
75% complete
X-ray
Case

Screw through thong

 Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 08 Nov 2009
72% complete
X-ray
Case

Tarsal coalition - calcaneonavicular

 Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 12 Nov 2009
85% complete
X-ray
Case

Jones fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 16 Nov 2009
63% complete
X-ray