Tarsal tunnel syndrome

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Tarsal tunnel syndrome

Tarsal tunnel syndrome is a nerve disorder that is characterized by pain in the ankle, foot, and toes. This condition is caused by compression of the posterior tibial nerve, which runs through a canal near the heel into the sole of the foot. When tissues around this nerve become inflamed, they can press on the nerve and cause the pain associated with tarsal tunnel syndrome.
 

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The terms "Tarsal tunnel syndrome" returned 32 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The accessory deep peroneal nerve and anterior tarsal tunnel syndrome: case report.
 

Author(s): Osman Sinanović, Sanela Zukić, Alma Šakić, Mirsad Muftić

Journal: Acta Myol. 2013 Oct;32(2):110-2.

 

The accessory deep peroneal (ADPN) nerve has been regarded as an anomalous nerve derived from the superficial peroneal nerve or its branch and supplies motor innervations for extensor digitorum brevis (EDB) and sensory innervations for the lateral part of the ankle and foot regions. ...

Last Updated: 8 Jan 2014

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[Bilateral tarsal tunnel syndrome due to synovitis. Combined diagnostic contribution made by ultrasound and electrophysiology].
 

Author(s): José Manuel Pardal-Fernández

Journal: Rev Neurol. 2013 Jan;56(2):124-5.

 

Last Updated: 11 Jan 2013

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Anterior tarsal tunnel syndrome secondary to missed talus fracture: a case report.
 

Author(s): Ahmet Cetinkal, Kivanc Topuz, Serdar Kaya, Ahmet Colak, Mehmet Nusret Demircan

Journal: Turk Neurosurg. 2011 ;21(2):259-63.

 

The anterior tarsal tunnel syndrome (ATTS) has first been described by Kopell and Thompson in 1963. The anterior tarsal tunnel is formed by the fascia lining the inferior extensor retinaculum and talus as well as the navicular bone. Many ATTS cases with various etiologies have been ...

Last Updated: 2 May 2011

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