Items tagged “foot”

166 results found
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Morton neuroma

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Andrew Lawson
Published 20 Nov 2013
65% complete
MRI
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Eumycetoma of the foot - maduromycosis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Ayman El-Mesallamy
Published 26 Nov 2013
73% complete
MRI
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Hallux sesamoid

The hallux sesamoid bones are paired ossicles of the foot. They function as a fulcrum to increase the leverage of both flexor hallucis brevis and longus.  Gross anatomy The hallux sesamoids are ovoid-shaped ossicles. There is a medial (tibial) and lateral (fibular) hallux sesamoid and are embe...
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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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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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Os vesalianum (foot)

An os vesalianum is an accessory ossicle of the foot. Although asymptomatic, it may become symptomatic occasionally, causing lateral foot pain and requiring surgical excision 2. Gross anatomy It is formed as a result of failed fusion of the secondary ossification center of the metatarsal. It i...
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Metatarsal stress fractures - multiple

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Patsy Robertson
Published 08 Jul 2014
91% complete
X-ray
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Talonavicular dislocation

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 06 Apr 2014
88% complete
X-ray
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Haglund deformity

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Muhammad Essam
Published 08 May 2014
53% complete
MRI
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Duplicated distal phalanx of great toe

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 19 Aug 2014
79% complete
X-ray
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Symphalangism

Symphalangism refers to ankylosis of the interphalangeal joints (i.e. fusion of the phalanges) in either the toes or the fingers. Less commonly, the metacarpophalangeal joints may be affected. Epidemiology One study reports symphalangism of the fifth toe in ~55% (range 40-75%) of the populatio...
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Symphalangism of the fifth toe with fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 09 Sep 2014
83% complete
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Third, fourth and fifth toe symphalangism

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 09 Sep 2014
91% complete
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Os vesalianum

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 21 Sep 2014
80% complete
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Lisfranc joint

The tarsometatarsal joint, or Lisfranc joint, is the articulation between the tarsus (midfoot) with the metatarsal bases (forefoot). The first three metatarsals articulate with the three cuneiforms, respectively, and the 4th and 5th metatarsals with the cuboid. The base of the 2nd metatarsal key...
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Symphalangism

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 10 Oct 2014
88% complete
X-ray
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Navicular fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 23 Oct 2014
94% complete
X-ray
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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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Calcaneus

The calcaneus, also referred to as the calcaneum, is the largest tarsal bone and the major bone in the hindfoot. It articulates with the talus superiorly and the cuboid anteriorly and shares a joint space with the talonavicular joint, appropriately called the talocalcaneonavicular joint. The cal...
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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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