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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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Moreover, several studies have shown the ability of calcaneal QUS [broadband ultrasound attenuation (BUA) and speed of sound (SOS)] to distinguish accurately between individuals with and without fragility fractures, including fractures of the proximal femur [11-14].
of the Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Center in Columbus, Ohio and Principal Investigator of the trial commented, "The INBONE[R] Calcaneal Stem IDE will look at a novel technique to salvage failed ankle procedures.
Radiographically, a heel spur on the inferior surface of the calcaneus frequently is evident, but is not considered pathognomonic of the disorder3 Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) regularly shows oedematous involvement of the calcaneal insertion of the plantar aponeurosis, with a marked thickening of the proximal segment of the central cord of the plantar fascia.
Transposition of Sartorius muscle for treatment of recurrent common calcaneal tendon rupture.
Plantar fasciitis and calcaneal spur formation are associated with abductor digiti minimi atrophy on MRI of the foot .
In this regard, it is similar to the calcaneal angle (Didia & Dimkpa, 1999) but is unlike the subpubic angle (Nwoha, 1992), which has been shown to be sexually dimorphic in Nigerians.
Along with its course in the posterior aspect of the leg, the tendon spirals 30-150Adeg until it inserts into the calcaneal tuberosity on an area without a periosteal layer.
The aim of this study was to investigate the HIV-infected population at risk of osteoporosis, according with the current guidelines for osteoporosis, (19) measuring the BMD by calcaneal quantitative ultrasound (QUS), the BMD by DXA at femoral neck (FN-DXA) and lumbar spine (L-DXA), and detecting the presence of osteoporotic VF by thoracic-lumbar X-ray, evaluating the ability of these techniques to screen for osteoporosis in patients with HIV chronic infection.
For example, providing medial calcaneal mobilizations/releases for the overpronator would be great if the patient has a compensated calcaneal varus.