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Synonyms for calcaneus

the largest tarsal bone

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Serum bone alkaline phosphatase and calcaneus bone density predict fractures: a prospective study.
Similarly, for subcutaneous tissue, we measured the distance from the skin-subcutaneous boundary directly to the calcaneus in the NWB (SUBNWB) and weight bearing/padding ([SUB.
Risk Factors for Infection and Amputation following Open Combat-Related Calcaneus Fractures
This technique involved the application of moderate traction applied through a pin in the calcaneus.
A large localized swelling was seen in the retrocalcaneal region of this patient that was cystic in nature, not warm and tender and free from the tendo calcaneus.
Gatland has fractured the calcaneus bones in both his feet, otherwise known as the heel bone.
In Achilles tendonitis, calcaneal pathway may change because the Achilles tendon has an insertion into the calcaneus itself.
Fanning, a key member of the Mark Johnston team, was only believed to have bruised his left foot when the saddle slipped from Berlusca, but subsequent x-rays revealed he had fractured the calcaneus.
The bones of the right foot are better preserved than the left, with most elements represented, while the left consists of a partial calcaneus and metatarsal fragments.
Charcot's osteoarthropathy may affect the forefoot, the tarsometatarsal joints, the Chopart's or naviculocuneiform joints, and the ankle or subtalar joints, or be isolated to the calcaneus.
There were enthesopathic changes in the localization of the insertion of achilles tendon in calcaneus posterior bilaterally (picture 3).
Other sites of sepsis included the shoulder and humerus, forearm, tarsal bones, calcaneus, ilium and fibula.
Additionally, while the half-life of Pb in blood is very short, the half-life of Pb in bone is measured in years and decades, depending on the type of bone [the hard bone of the tibia (half-life of approximately 20 years) releases Pb more slowly over time than the soft, spongy bone of the calcaneus (half-life of [less than or equal to] 10 years)] and the individual's metabolic rate of leaching and clearance (Patterson 1980).
The same highly significant pattern of increased bone loss with continuous use of AEDs was repeated at the calcaneus.