posterior calcaneal angle

posterior calcaneal angle

angle subtended by a line drawn parallel to upper posterior aspect of calcaneum and the support surface (on weight-bearing lateral foot radiograph) Figure 1 Line AB
Figure 1: Relationship angles of Haglund's deformity. x, superior calcaneal tuberosity angle; y, calcaneal inclination angle; z, total angle of Ruch. This article was published in Neale's Disorders of the Foot, Lorimer, French, O'Donnell, Burrow, Wall, Copyright Elsevier, (2006).
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When posterior calcaneal spur is subtle causing doubt in diagnosis, objective measurements like posterior calcaneal angle or Fowler's angle, (2) parallel pitch line (3) and ChauveauxLiet angle (4) can aid in the diagnosis.
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