calcaneal inclination angle

calcaneal inclination angle

angle subtended by the plane of the plantar aspect of the calcaneum and the support surface, on a lateral radiograph see Figure 1
Figure 1: Relationship angles of Haglund's deformity. x, superior calcaneal tuberosity angle; y, calcaneal inclination angle; z, total angle of Ruch. This article was published in Neale's Disorders of the Foot, Lorimer, French, O'Donnell, Burrow, Wall, Copyright Elsevier, (2006).