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CALCANEAL-FIFTH METATARSAL ANGLE [1 record]

Record 1 1992-09-16

English

Subject field(s)
  • Radiography (Medicine)
  • Musculoskeletal System
DEF

An obtuse angle formed by a line constructed along the inferior border of the calcaneus and a line through the inferior cortex of the fifth metatarsal. The normal range is 150 to 175 °. A more acute angle occurs with the cavus deformities and a more obtuse angle is seen with pes planus. [From RFOOT, 1989, p. 413.]

French

Domaine(s)
  • Radiographie (Médecine)
  • Appareil locomoteur (Médecine)
DEF

Angle formé par la corticale inférieure du corps du calcanéum et une ligne passant par la corticale inférieure du 5e métatarsien. Cet angle mesure de 150 à 175 °. [D'après CREADI, 1974, p. 166.]

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