Items tagged “forefoot”
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Talipes equinovarus (clubfoot)
Published 22 Apr 2010
Morton neuromas, also known as interdigital or intermetatarsal neuromas, are focal areas of symptomatic perineural fibrosis around a plantar digital nerve of the foot. The condition is thought to be due to chronic entrapment of the nerve by the intermetatarsal ligament. Terminology The term ne...
Rheumatoid arthritis - bilateral 5th metatarsophalangeal joint erosions
Published 05 Sep 2011
Sesamoiditis (rare plural: sesamoiditides) is an inflammatory condition involving the sesamoid bones, usually a diagnosis of exclusion once other causes for sesamoid pain have been excluded. The term is almost exclusively used in reference to the hallux sesamoids and this will be the focus of t...
Intermetatarsal bursitis is a common cause of metatarsalgia and is frequently associated with Morton neuromas and plantar plate tears. Clinical presentation Symptoms include forefoot pain, feeling of walking a lump, swelling and/or tingling 2. Pathology Etiology trauma infection rheumat...
The foot is the most distal part of the lower limb below the leg and ankle. It is a complex anatomical structure and can be subdivided into the hindfoot, the midfoot, and the forefoot. The bones of the foot are: tarsals (7) talus calcaneus cuneiforms (3) cuboid navicular metatarsals (5) ...