Lisfranc amputation

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Lis·franc am·pu·ta·tion

(lis-frahnk'),
amputation of the foot at the tarsometatarsal joint, the plantar soft tissues being preserved to make the flap.
Synonym(s): Lisfranc operation

Lis·franc am·pu·ta·tion

(lis-frahngk' amp'yū-tā'shŭn)
Removal of the foot at the tarsometatarsal joint, the sole being preserved to make the flap.

Lisfranc,

Jacques, French surgeon, 1790-1847.
Lisfranc amputation - amputation of the foot at the tarsometatarsal joint, the sole being preserved to make the flap. Synonym(s): Lisfranc operation
Lisfranc dislocation
Lisfranc fracture
Lisfranc joints - the three synovial joints between the tarsal and metatarsal bones. Synonym(s): tarsometatarsal joints
Lisfranc ligaments - ligaments that pass from the cuneiform bones to the metatarsals, the one from the first cuneiform to the second metatarsal being the strongest. Synonym(s): interosseous cuneometatarsal ligaments
Lisfranc operation - Synonym(s): Lisfranc amputation
scalene tubercle of Lisfranc - a small spine on the inner edge of the first rib, giving attachment to the scalenus anterior muscle. Synonym(s): scalene tubercle