Items tagged “foot”

166 results found
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Intermetatarsal bursitis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Andrew Dixon
Published 04 Mar 2012
77% complete
MRI
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Plantar fasciitis

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 27 Mar 2012
50% complete
MRI
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Differential diagnosis for metatarsal region pain

Forefoot pain in the metatarsal region is a common complaint and may be caused by a number of conditions. It is worthwhile for a radiologist to have knowledge of the potential causes and their imaging features 1. Pathology Etiology Trauma turf toe plantar plate disruption sesamoiditis str...
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Plantar calcaneal spur

Plantar calcaneal spurs, or sometimes simply referred to as calcaneal spurs, are a commonly seen finding in radiology practice. Epidemiology Plantar calcaneal spurs tend to usually occur in older men and women and may be related to obesity, osteoarthritis and current or previous heel pain.  A...
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Accessory ossicles of the foot

Accessory ossicles of the feet are common developmental variants with almost 40 having been described. Some of the more common include 1-4: os peroneum os subfibulare os subtibiale os tibiale externum (accessory navicular) os trigonum os calcaneus secundaris os intermetatarseum pars pero...
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Synovial sarcoma of the hindfoot

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 02 Nov 2012
75% complete
MRICT
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Foreign body in foot

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Benoudina Samir
Published 11 Mar 2013
72% complete
X-ray
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Sesamoid

Sesamoids, also known as sesamoid bones, are focal areas of ossification within tendons as they pass over joints 1. They can also occur in ligaments and usually measure a few millimeters in diameter. Their function is purported to be to alter the direction of the tendon and modify pressure, ther...
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Hypraemia in diabetic foot

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Ali Abougazia
Published 18 Apr 2013
63% complete
Ultrasound
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Talocalcaneal coalition

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr David Cuete
Published 28 Apr 2013
62% complete
CT
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Sustentaculum tali

The sustentaculum tali is a horizontal shelf that arises from the anteromedial portion of the calcaneus. The superior surface is concave and articulates with the middle calcaneal surface of the talus. The inferior surface has a groove for the tendon of flexor hallucis longus. Several ligamentou...
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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...
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Accessory navicular bone

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jack Ren
Published 07 Jul 2013
83% complete
MRI
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Accessory navicular bone

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Mohammad A. ElBeialy
Published 26 Jul 2013
77% complete
MRIX-ray
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Multipartite hallux sesamoid

Multipartite hallux sesamoids are a commonly seen normal variant, present in up to 33% of hallux sesamoids. They are more commonly bipartite than tripartite.  The medial (tibial) sesamoid is more likely to be multipartite than the lateral (fibular) sesamoid because it more commonly has more tha...
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Diabetic foot

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Ahmed Abdrabou
Published 30 Aug 2013
92% complete
MRI
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Necrotizing faciitis in a diabetic foot

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Matt Skalski
Published 28 Sep 2013
88% complete
X-ray
Article

Os supranaviculare

The os supranaviculare is an accessory ossicle located at the proximal dorsal aspect of the navicular bone or talonavicular joint. It is also known as Piries bone, talonavicular dorsale or (dorsal) talonavicular ossicle and is present in ~1% of the population.  Differential diagnosis An os sup...
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Os intermetatarseum

The os intermetatarseum is an uncommon accessory ossicle of the foot occurring in ~4% (range 1-7%) of the population.  Clinical presentation It is usually asymptomatic and an incidental finding although it can be a cause of dorsal midfoot pain.  Gross anatomy The os intermetarseum is typical...
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Os trigonum

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 08 Nov 2013
82% complete
X-ray

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