tarsal bones


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tar·sal bones

[TA]
the seven bones of the instep: talus, calcaneus, navicular, three cuneiform (wedge), and cuboid bones.
Synonym(s): ossa tarsi [TA], tarsale [TA], ossa tarsalia

tar·sal bones

(tahr'săl bōnz) [TA]
The seven bones of the instep: talus, calcaneus, navicular, three cuneiform (wedge), and cuboid.
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(18) recognized 3 groups when focusing on different tarsal bone variations.
Reduced MafB expression enhanced osteoclast activity [5], resulting in osteolysis predominantly in carpal and tarsal bones. MafB is also required for podocyte differentiation and renal tubule survival.
The masses infiltrated all the tarsal bones and the proximal region of the metatarsal bone.
This decrease was shown not only in the overall rate of stress fractures occurrence, but also in stress fractures of the tarsal bones and the femoral neck.
There were four tarsal bones with no bonding in distal row, which were termed as os tarsale I, II, III and IV.
* Sickle cell dactylitis, or hand-foot syndrome, is caused by localized bone marrow infarction of the carpal and tarsal bones and phalanges.
(5-9) There is only one other case in the literature describing an IOG cyst of the humerus, while most papers describe cystic lesions of the carpal and tarsal bones. (6,10,11) Symptomatic IOG cysts present with intermittent pain, occasional swelling and it is aggravated via movement of the affected area.
Areas of hyperintensity were seen in the tarsal bones on T2-weighted fat-suppression images.
These lesions show a predilection for the knee, shoulder, pelvis, carpal, and tarsal bones. Less commonly, they can be located in the skull, ribs, mandible, and vertebral bodies.
Loose-head Duncan Jones, pictured left, has been ruled out of action for at least six weeks after a CT Scan confirmed a fracture of one of the tarsal bones in his right foot.
Loose-head Duncan Jones has been ruled out of action for at least six weeks after a CT scan confirmed a fracture of one of the tarsal bones in his right foot.