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calcaneus

[kal′kan·ē·əs]
(anatomy)
A bone of the tarsus, forming the heel bone in humans. Also known as calcaneum.
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Calcaneal QUS measurements discriminate hip fracture independently of bone mass.
Bone outcomes measured by DXA and calcaneal quantitative ultrasound are shown in Table 2, and correlations between bone and physical activity outcomes as well as bone and glucocorticoid use are shown in Table 3.
While it is generally accepted that a medializing calcaneal osteotomy (MCO) is a very useful treatment for restoring the fallen arch, questions regarding the effects of this procedure upon plantar foot pressures and Achilles tendon length changes need to be answered.
We also reviewed these cases for the frequency of the following secondary signs: blunted or flat anterior calcaneal process, "anteater" sign, "reverse anteater" sign, talar beak, "drunken waiter" sign, marrow edema, and fractures.
However, when subjects with hemiplegia walked without an AFO, markers were placed both on the shoe (toe and calcaneal markers) and on the malleoli.
Cheng S, Njeh CF, Fan B, et al: Influence of region of interest and bone size on calcaneal BMD: implications for the accuracy of quantitative ultrasound assessments at the calcaneus.
Displacement of the Sustentacular Fragment in Intra-Articular Calcaneal Fractures
Toda and Tsukimura suggested that the movement of the talus by the insole may interfere with calcaneal valgus correction and subsequently prevent femorotibial correction [12].
Clinical examination revealed a firm nodular mass 2 cm in diameter, directly under the skin over the calcaneal insertion of the Achilles tendon.
Jaakkola J, Kelh D: Hematogenous calcaneal osteomyelitis in children.
Table 26: Product Profile - INBONE II Total Ankle with Calcaneal Stem Fixation 39
Randomized controlled trial of calcaneal taping, sham taping, and plantar fascia stretching for the short-term management of plantar heel pain.