intertarsal joints

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in·ter·tar·sal joints

the synovial joints that unite the tarsal bones.

in·ter·tar·sal joints

(in'tĕr-tahr'săl joynts)
The synovial joints that unite the tarsal bones.
Synonym(s): tarsal joints.
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Radiographs of the mass area did not reveal any bony involvement, and the tarsal joints were still markedly swollen.
Also, patients had a high incidence of adjacent arthrosis with subsequent decreased mobility in their adjacent tarsal joints.
Also, when in a raised heel position, there is less movement in the tarsal joints.
Histopathological changes in tarsal joints were scored using the following parameters.
On day 41 after the immunization, tarsal joints of CIA mice were removed and fixed.
Ankle, subtalar, and tarsal joints can be affected by inflammatory arthropathies (Figure 7), such as Reiter's disease, or crystal deposition disease, such as gout.
Animal slaughterhouses strip the flesh and send the remains -- heads, feet, skin, toenails, hair, feathers, carpal and tarsal joints and mammary glands -- to rendering plants.
Furthermore, in order to accommodate for lack of motion at the ankle joint, increased motion at adjacent tarsal joints leads to progressive and predictable degeneration of these articulations.
However, in this same study, the investigators reported a 73% (11/15) rate of radiolucencies, a 40% (6/15) rate of component migration, and an 87% (13/15) rate of moderate to severe arthritic changes in adjacent tarsal joints.