tarsometatarsal joint


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tarsometatarsal joint

A joint composed of three arthrodial joints, the bones of which articulate with the bases of the metatarsal bones.
See also: joint
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Results: After first tarsometatarsal joint fracture-dislocation, the peak pressure under the first metatarsal head would decrease, while the pressure under the second metatarsal head would increase(P<0.
Careful attention was given not to have the medial starting point at the level of the tibialis anterior tendon, nor too close to the first tarsometatarsal joint, which could fracture into the joint or result in less stable fixation.
Type A has total incongruity of the entire tarsometatarsal joint. In type B, there is partial incongruity of the joint with medial displacement of the first metatarsal alone or with the second, third, or forth metatarsal; or lateral displacement affecting one of the lateral four metatarsals.
Fractures and fracture-dislocations of the tarsometatarsal joint. J Bone Joint Surg Am.
KEY WORDS: Tarsometatarsal joint Fracture-dislocation Open reduction Internal fixation.
KEY WORDS: Tarsometatarsal joint, Open reduction and internal fixation, Arthroplasty, Arthrodesis.
(1.) Hardcastle PH, Reschauer R, Kutscha-Lissberg E, Schoffmann W: Injuries to the tarsometatarsal joint: Incidence, classification and treatment.
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].
The metatarsals may show deviation at the tarsometatarsal joints, or these joints may be normal, and metatarsals assume adducted position.