plantar plate

plantar plate

tough, rectangular, fibrocartilaginous structure overlying plantar aspects of metatarsophalangeal joints (MTPJs); formed from distal parts of plantar aponeurosis and plantar aspects of MTPJ capsules; functions to reduce load on plantar aspects of the MTPJs, stabilize associated digit, guide pull of tendons inserting into associated digits, serves as a point of attachment for distal part of plantar fascia and resists MTPJ hyperextension at toe off
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Approximately 40% of the material has been fully rewritten since the last edition, with significant updates in the areas of diagnostic imaging, plantar plate tears, and arthritis treatment.
A magnetic resonance image (MRI) of the foot demonstrated an ill-defined mass spreading along the subcutaneous fat from the superficial margin of the plantar plate of the first metatarsal-phalangeal joint to the proximal margin of the forefoot (Fig.
Metatarsofalangeal (MTF) eklemin stabilitesi medial ve lateral kollateraller, metatarsosuspensuar ligamentler ve kalin plantar plate tarafindan saglanir.
The sesamoid bones are fastened to the base of the proximal phalanx via the plantar plate.
The plantar plate is a fibrocartilaginous structure that extends from the metatarsal neck to the base of the proximal phalanx.