calcaneal tuberosity

cal·ca·ne·al tu·ber·os·i·ty

[TA]
the posterior extremity of the calcaneus, or os calcis, forming the projection of the heel.

calcaneal tuberosity

a transverse elevation on the plantar surface of the calcaneus to which are attached the abductor digiti minimi, the long plantar ligament, and various other muscles, including the abductor hallucis and the flexor digitorum brevis.

cal·ca·ne·al tu·ber·os·i·ty

(kal-kā'nē-ăl tū'bĕr-os'i-tē) [TA]
The posterior extremity of the calcaneus, or os calcis, forming the projection of the heel.
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The tibial nerve was exposed at the level of bifurcation of the sciatic nerve and at its terminal division deep to the flexor retinaculum, between the medial malleolus and medial process of calcaneal tuberosity.
The lower limb length in this study was defined and measured as the distance from the anterior superior iliac spine to the midsole (midway between the second metatarsal head and calcaneal tuberosity at the second intermetatarsal space).
Peroneus Brevis tendon Transfer (Teuffer's (9)): Through a postrolateral longitudinal incision, Tendo Achilles and the calcaneal tuberosity were exposed.
The loading direction was set from top to bottom in the posterior and middle subtalar articular surface while the reverse direction was set in the calcaneal tuberosity.
Plane of support (PS): the line tangential to the most inferior aspect of the calcaneal tuberosity and the most inferior aspect of the head of the fifth metatarsal;
Lateral radiographs obtained with the foot in plantar flexion may show the os trigonum or lateral talar tubercle impinged between the posterior-tibial malleolus and the calcaneal tuberosity.
In chronic, intermittent plantar fascial pain, I recommend a 50-50 combination of Traumeel and Zeel mixed with half-percent Marcaine plain given as an injection at the trigger point area of tenderness, around the plantar medial calcaneal tuberosity area of the foot, along with the following acupuncture points: KI 3, KI 4, and KI 5.
1,3,6,7) The typical finding on physical examination is tenderness of the calcaneal tuberosity that may be aggravated by passive dorsiflexion of the toes.
Dissection was performed by using scissors entirely anterior to the tendon and exposing its anterior surface and calcaneal tuberosity.
Superior to the insertion of the Achilles tendon and lying between the tendon and posterior calcaneal tuberosity, the retrocalcaneal bursa (a fluid-filled sac) reduces friction in the tendon.
Lateral radiographs obtained with the foot in plantar flexion may show the os trigonum impinged between the posterior tibia malleolus and the calcaneal tuberosity (Figure 8).