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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Tendinopathy of the FHL is characterized by pain posteriorly and plantarly of the medial malleolus with plie as the tendon makes an acute angle posteriorly of the talus and slides in an often narrowed and irritated sheath toward the sustentaculum tali.
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].
Most importantly, though, the advantage of this procedure was that it does not injure the subtalar joint, avoiding the damage to the arm of the sustentaculum tali as well.
The elongated articular area distal and medial to the sulcus calcanei covers the sustentaculum tali and extends from the distal aspect of the body.
This difference could be related to the lesser medial lateral extension of the sustentaculum tali.
Objective: In the surgery of calcaneal fracture whether the sustentaculum tali screw should always be placed is widely controversial.
El hueso central (navicular) en plantar presento una eminencia osea alargada, que daba continuidad al surco del sustentaculum del hueso talus.
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.
Below the middle talar facet is the sustentaculum tali which serves as attachment of several other ligaments and laterally the peroneus longus tendon attaches to a tubercle called the peroneal trochlea.
The insertions of the deltoid ligaments (medial tubercle of the talus, navicular tuberosity, and the sustentaculum tali) can also be considered part of the MMOLC.