midtarsal

mid·tar·sal

(mid-tar'săl),
Relating to the middle of the tarsus.
Synonym(s): mediotarsal, mesotarsal

mid·tar·sal

(mid-tahr'săl)
Relating to the middle of the tarsus.

midtarsal

(mĭd-tăr′săl)
Between the two rows of bones that make up the tarsus of the foot.
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In spite of all available measures, these two patients ultimately needed amputations- one was left midtarsal amputation, and another was right below-knee amputation.
8,13] In the case of pronation, the midtarsal bones tend to unlock the subtalar joint, which in turn causes the cuboid and navicular bones to become more parallel, allowing the forefoot and midfoot to unlock.
This is known as a midtarsal break and is similar to what the Boston team identified in some of their participants.
Among the foot cases, midtarsal joints were frequently involved, while in a large series of foot and ankle tuberculosis, Calcaneus was involved frequently, followed by midtarsal joints.
If the midtarsal joint is flexible, it is generally agreed that gentle forces should be applied to orientate the forefoot so that the plane of the metatarsal heads are perpendicular to the vertical bisector of the calcaneus [5].
This is thought to lock the midtarsal joint and reduce any movement extraneous to the ankle joint (3).
These modifications are made in an attempt to improve the effectiveness of the subtalar and midtarsal joints and to minimize stresses directed on the lower extremity soft tissues (Genova & Gross, 2000).
64) The midtarsal lesion may be due to pareses of the peroneal and tibialis anterior muscle.
The laxity in the joint capsule and ligaments of the subtalar and midtarsal joints is usually caused by inflammation and swelling.