calcaneus


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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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Both releve and the on pointe position require stretching and training over many years to enable a dancer to achieve this maximum ankle excursion and to allow the talus to glide under the dome of the tibia in close proximity of the calcaneus.
We used the calcaneus bone for QUS assessment because it contains a large percentage of trabecular bone, which has a high metabolic turnover rate (Toyras et al.
According to the WHO definition based on T-score values, the proportion of patients with osteoporosis at femoral neck, lumbar spine (measured by DXA) and calcaneus (measured by QUS) were 15%, 29%, and 12%, respectively, while patients with osteopenia were 61.
The measurement site for BMD is the calcaneus of patient.
Calcaneal/Rearfoot varus is when the calcaneus is inverted with the subtalar joint is in neutral and the forefoot is perpendicular to the lower leg.
The diagnosis of PF was based on tenderness localized to the medial tubercle of the calcaneus, and pain that started with the first step in the morning and worsened with weight-bearing activity.
Os vesalinum, os intermetatarseum, os supratalare, os supranaviculare, os calcaneus secundarium and os talotibiale are rarely seen forms of accessory bones (I).
An Atkins procedure (namely a full thickness "L" incision on the lateral surface of the calcaneus with creation of a flap) should be preferred, not only because the neurologic structures, in particular the sural nerve, are protected along with Achilles tendon and the plantar fascia, (4) but also since it permits useful localization of the calcaneal insertion of the extensors retinaculum and talocalcaneal ligament (Fig.
The Evans osteotomy is a lengthening procedure for the calcaneus (heel bone), used most commonly for treating flatfeet.