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Foot Overview
Julia R. Crim, MD
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TERMINOLOGY

  • Definitions

    • 3 major divisions from proximal to distal
      • Hindfoot: Calcaneus and talus
      • Midfoot: Navicular, cuneiforms, and cuboid
      • Forefoot: Metatarsals and phalanges
    • 2 columns
      • Medial column: Talus, navicular, cuneiforms 1-3, digits 1-3
      • Lateral column: Calcaneus, cuboid, digits 4 and 5
    • Some authors use 2 columns in hind and midfoot as above but divide forefoot into 3 columns
      • Medial column: 1st toe
      • Middle column: 2nd-4th toes
      • Lateral column: 5th toe

IMAGING ANATOMY

  • Overview

    • Arches of Foot

      • Alignment

        • Distribution of Weight-Bearing

          • Bony Anatomy

            • Musculature

              • Compartments

                • Major Ligaments

                  • Nerves

                    • Arteries

                      • Bursae

                        • Foot Motion

                          ANATOMY IMAGING ISSUES

                          • Imaging Recommendations

                            • Imaging Pitfalls

                              CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS

                              • Alignment

                                • Malalignment

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                                  TERMINOLOGY

                                  • Definitions

                                    • 3 major divisions from proximal to distal
                                      • Hindfoot: Calcaneus and talus
                                      • Midfoot: Navicular, cuneiforms, and cuboid
                                      • Forefoot: Metatarsals and phalanges
                                    • 2 columns
                                      • Medial column: Talus, navicular, cuneiforms 1-3, digits 1-3
                                      • Lateral column: Calcaneus, cuboid, digits 4 and 5
                                    • Some authors use 2 columns in hind and midfoot as above but divide forefoot into 3 columns
                                      • Medial column: 1st toe
                                      • Middle column: 2nd-4th toes
                                      • Lateral column: 5th toe

                                  IMAGING ANATOMY

                                  • Overview

                                    • Arches of Foot

                                      • Alignment

                                        • Distribution of Weight-Bearing

                                          • Bony Anatomy

                                            • Musculature

                                              • Compartments

                                                • Major Ligaments

                                                  • Nerves

                                                    • Arteries

                                                      • Bursae

                                                        • Foot Motion

                                                          ANATOMY IMAGING ISSUES

                                                          • Imaging Recommendations

                                                            • Imaging Pitfalls

                                                              CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS

                                                              • Alignment

                                                                • Malalignment