sustentaculum

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sustentaculum

(ˌsʌstɛnˈtækjʊləm)
n, pl -la (-lə)
1. (Anatomy) anatomy an organ or part that gives support
2. (Zoology) anatomy an organ or part that gives support
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Con el objeto de evitar esto, Westberry y despues McCormack han descrito la reseccion retirando la totalidad del sustentaculum tali con lo que obtuvieron buenos resultados inclusive a 10 anos (29,30).
Additional injuries to the sustentaculum tali or lateral process of talus may cause incongruities of the subtalar joint and lead to development of painful subtalar arthritis [18].
The elongated articular area distal and medial to the sulcus calcanei covers the sustentaculum tali and extends from the distal aspect of the body.
There was complete coalescence (bony fusion) between the sustentaculum tali and the calcaneus (Fig.
Free the attachment of tibialis posterior to the sustentaculum tali and spring ligament.
Objective: In the surgery of calcaneal fracture whether the sustentaculum tali screw should always be placed is widely controversial.
Upon reviewing the lateral view of the left foot plain films (Figure 2) an abnormal cortical confluence extending from the talus to the sustentaculum tali was observed by the chiropractor.
Additional imaging findings, including marrow edema and fractures, and associated secondary signs, such as talar "beaks," the "anteater" (hyperplastic anterior calcaneal process) sign, and the innovative "reverse anteater" (hyperplastic navicular) and "drunken waiter" (hypo/dysplastic sustentaculum tali) signs, were reported as well.
In addition, such talar articulating facets associated with sustentaculum tali facet of calcaneal bone are involved in major stability of subtalarjoint (Drayer-Verhagen, 1993).
The superficial fibers arise from the anterior colliculus and the anterior aspect of the posterior colliculus, and they attach into the navicular, the neck of the talus, the medial border of the sustentaculum tali, and the posteromedial talar tubercle.
It then goes through a fibrous-osseous tunnel lined with synovium and onto the plantar surface of the sustentaculum tali. It is at this location that "triggering" can occur.