sinus tarsi


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Related to sinus tarsi: Sustentaculum tali, tarsal canal

tar·sal si·nus

[TA]
a hollow or canal formed by the groove of the talus and the interosseous groove of the calcaneus that is occupied by the talocalcaneal interosseous ligament.
Synonym(s): sinus tarsi [TA], tarsal canal

sinus tarsi

A space between the top of the calcaneus bone and the bottom of the tarsal bone.
Synonym: tarsal sinus
See also: sinus
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The artery of tarsal canal enters the lateral part of sinus tarsi to form anastomosis, forming a vascular sling underneath the talar neck.
The sinus tarsi contain 3 ligaments extending from the talus to the calcaneus.
Normal fat signal in the sinus tarsi is replaced with edema or fluid signal.
Kjaersgaard-Andersen P, Wethelund J, Helmig P, et al: The stabilizing effect of the ligamentous structures in the sinus tarsi and canalis tarsi on movements in the hindfoot: An experimental study.