tarsal bones


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tar·sal bones

n., pl. huesos del tarso
huesos tarsales.
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Patil et al studied 12 CHS of the bones of the feet, of which 4 tumours affected the tarsal bones and the rest involved the short tubular bones.11 Ogose et al reviewed 163 CHS located in the phalangeal, (meta) carpal, and (meta) tarsal bones of the hands (n=88) and feet (n=75) and suggested that these tumours have the potential to be fatal.
Bilateral extra tarsal bones in Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome: the fourth cuneiform bones.
(7-9) The duplication of cuneiform tarsal bones is also seen.
He had bone technetium scan (TC-99), there is intense symmetrical radiotracer uptake seen involving the distal 2/3rd of both femoral bones, whole tibial bones, mid segment of humeral shafts, both ulnar and radial bones as well as tarsal bones bilaterally.
(1,3) The preferred sites of radiological involvement include: the phalanges (100%), carpal bones (97.4%), metacarpals (92.5%), feet phalanges (87.2%), metatarsals (84.4%), tarsal bones (84.6%), pelvis (74.4%), femur (74.4%), radius (66.7%), ulna (66.7%), sacrum (58.9%), humerus (28.2%), tibia (20.5%), and fibula (2.8%).
The cartilaginous tarsal bones are in extreme positions of adduction, inversion and flexion while the talus is severely plantar flexed; its head is wedge-shaped and the neck is plantarly and medially deflected.
But in 2016 I suffered a stress fracture to my left navicular, one the tarsal bones in the ankle.
* Function of joints and bones (mobility of the cervical joints, mobility of the shoulder joint, mobility of the wrist joints, mobility of the joints of the hands, mobility of the joints of the feet, mobility of the hip joints, control of voluntary cervical movements, control of voluntary movement of the hand, control of the voluntary movement of the arm, control of the voluntary movement of the lower limbs, control of the right side movement, mobility of the bones of the shoulder, mobility of the bones of the pelvis, mobility of the carpal bones, mobility of the shoulder blade bones, mobility of the tarsal bones and general control of the joints);
The intertarsal joint consists of the tibiotarsus, composed of the fused tibia and the proximal row of tarsal bones, and its articulation with the tarsometatarsus, which is formed by the fusion of the distal row of tarsal bones and metacarpal bones II, III, and IV.
Multicentric carpotarsal osteolysis syndrome (MCTO, OMIM # 166300), also called idiopathic multicentric osteolysis with progressive nephropathy, is a rare autosomal dominant disorder characterized by progressive osteolysis, predominantly of the carpal and tarsal bones. The patients might have subtle facial features including triangular faces, micrognathia, and exophthalmos.
The calcaneum is the largest and strongest of all the tarsal bones. It is the most proximal of all the tarsal bones and situated below the talus and extends behind it.