metatarsophalangeal joint


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metatarsophalangeal joint

(mĕt′ə-tär′sō-fə-lăn′jē-əl, -fā-)
n.
Any of the spheroid joints between the heads of the metatarsal bones and the bases of the proximal phalanges of the toes.

metatarsophalangeal joint

; MTPJ hinge joint formed by articulation of a metatarsal head with the base of a proximal phalanx; see ginglymoarthrodial; ginglymus

metatarsophalangeal

pertaining to the metatarsus and the phalanges of the hindlimb.

metatarsophalangeal joint
the joint formed by the metatarsus and phalanges. Called also fetlock.
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Abbreviations: ADT = attention-demanding task, ANOVA = analysis of variance, AP = anteroposterior, CNS = central nervous system, COP = center of pressure, DM = diabetes mellitus, ML = mediolateral, MTP = metatarsophalangeal joint, RMS = root-mean-square, SR = stochastic resonance, SWM = Semmes-Weinstein monofilament, UMCG = University Medical Center Groningen.
49) Hallux rigitus, or limitation of dorsiflexion of the great toe, also pre disposes to ulceration, (50) since the toe-off phase of gait requires 450 of metatarsophalangeal joint extension.
More than half of the footwear had a flexion point distal to the level of the first metatarsophalangeal joint (MPJ).
1) In the feet, the first metatarsophalangeal joint may be affected, and there are occasional descriptions of EOA located in the interphalangeal joints of the feet.
The anatomical shape of the MOVEMENT Hemi Great Toe implants and the cannulated instrumentation allow for better remodeling of the joints' surfaces compared to other commercially available implants as well as a streamlined approach to first metatarsophalangeal joint arthroplasty," said Dr.
Excision arthroplasty is normally undertaken in elderly or sedentary patients, given the loss of flexion strength of the first metatarsophalangeal joint and the possibility of transfer metatarsalgia in active patients.
In the following days, swelling of the second metatarsophalangeal joint of her left foot and the second metacarpophalangeal joint of her left hand occurred.
In pseudogout, this process commonly involves the knee or wrist joint but also may involve the first metatarsophalangeal joint, as occurs in gout, or almost any other joint.
The first metatarsophalangeal joint (1st MTP) is the most complex joint of the foot, where bones, tendons and ligaments work together to transmit and distribute the body's weight, especially during movement.
KMI), a company specializing in small bone medical devices, today announced the launch of the K2 Hemi Toe Implant System, a one-piece surface replacement system for the "big toe" (the proximal phalanx of the first metatarsophalangeal joint, or the first MPJ) during the annual Midwest Podiatry Conference, being held in Chicago April 3-6.
The gout also affected the bilateral first metatarsophalangeal joints and all other joints on both hands, causing severe deformities.