tarsometatarsal joints


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tar·so·met·a·tar·sal joints

[TA]
the three synovial joints between the tarsal and metatarsal bones, consisting of a medial joint between the first cuneiform and first metatarsal, an intermediate joint between the second and third cuneiforms and corresponding metatarsals, and a lateral joint between the cuboid and fourth and fifth metatarsals.
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tar·so·met·a·tar·sal joints

(tahr'sō-met'ă-tahr'săl joynts) [TA]
The three synovial articulations between the tarsal and metatarsal bones, consisting of a medial joint between the first cuneiform and first metatarsal, an intermediate joint between the second and third cuneiforms and corresponding metatarsals, and a lateral joint between the cuboid and fourth and fifth metatarsals.
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Lisfranc,

Jacques, French surgeon, 1790-1847.
Lisfranc amputation - amputation of the foot at the tarsometatarsal joint, the sole being preserved to make the flap. Synonym(s): Lisfranc operation
Lisfranc dislocation
Lisfranc fracture
Lisfranc joints - the three synovial joints between the tarsal and metatarsal bones. Synonym(s): tarsometatarsal joints
Lisfranc ligaments - ligaments that pass from the cuneiform bones to the metatarsals, the one from the first cuneiform to the second metatarsal being the strongest. Synonym(s): interosseous cuneometatarsal ligaments
Lisfranc operation - Synonym(s): Lisfranc amputation
scalene tubercle of Lisfranc - a small spine on the inner edge of the first rib, giving attachment to the scalenus anterior muscle. Synonym(s): scalene tubercle
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The major concerns with outcome include pain, loss of the lateral structural integrity of the foot, and decreased range of motion of the lateral tarsometatarsal joints [5].
These hobbling methods were considered unsuccessful because they caused inward rotation of up to 170[degrees] in the tarsometatarsal joints of the birds.
The metatarsals may show deviation at the tarsometatarsal joints, or these joints may be normal, and metatarsals assume adducted position.
A fun session aimed at how to get the best of relationships with people in your professional life 3:30pm- Workshop: Tarso-metatarsal joint examination with 4:30pm clinical interpretation and management recommendations (using felt/elastic tape/insoles where appropriate) presented by Cuxson Gerrard This workshop seeks to enable attendees to: * Clinically evaluate the functional (and potentially dysfunctional) range and quality of motion at the tarsometatarsal joints within the foot, ie., the 1st, 2nd and 3rd metatarso-cuneiform joints and the 4th and 5th metatarso-cuboid joints.
However, a previously unidentified discontinuity between the base of the fourth and fifth tarsometatarsal joints was recognized.
The lateral column of the foot is comprised of the anterior facet of the calcaneus as well as its articulation with the cuboid and the fourth and fifth tarsometatarsal joints. The Evans LCL procedure is performed on the proximal border of the calcaneocuboid joint.
While overuse injuries are common among ballet dancers, injury to the tarsometatarsal joints is comparatively rare.
Orthopedic consultation was obtained and patient underwent operative exploration, which demonstrated a dislocation of the first and second tarsometatarsal joints and a comminuted fracture of the medial and intermediate cuneiforms.
Lisfranc injuries are ligament injuries to the tarsometatarsal joints, ranging from partial sprains to complete tears with displacement.
The physician made a longitudinal incision over the second metatarsal joint, then another incision was made over the area of the fourth and fifth tarsometatarsal joints. All of the metatarsal dorsal subluxations were reduced back into their normal position (pushed toward the planter surface) in preparation for repair by internal fixation.
The injuries to the fourth and fifth tarsometatarsal joints: A review of the surgical management by internal fixation, arthrodesis and arthroplasty
It will be seen that the axis passes vertically through the body and ends in the foot in an area which is just anterior to the tarsometatarsal joints. It can be appreciated what the significance of a flexion deformity would be in terms of retaining this axis when fitting a prosthetic limb, in terms of balance and weight bearing.