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Tarsal Coalition
Christopher G. Anton, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Pathology

        • Clinical Issues

          TERMINOLOGY

          • Synonyms

            • Tarsal fusion
          • Definitions

            • Congenital or acquired abnormal fusion of 2 or more tarsal bones
              • This union may be osseous, cartilaginous, or fibrous

          IMAGING

          • General Features

            • Radiographic Findings

              • MR Findings

                • Imaging Recommendations

                  DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                    PATHOLOGY

                    • General Features

                      • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                        • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                          CLINICAL ISSUES

                          • Presentation

                            • Demographics

                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                • Treatment

                                  DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                  • Consider

                                    • Reporting Tips

                                      Selected References

                                      1. Murphy JS et al: Talocalcaneal coalitions. Foot Ankle Clin. 20(4):681-91, 2015
                                      2. Swensen SJ et al: Tarsal coalitions - calcaneonavicular coalitions. Foot Ankle Clin. 20(4):669-79, 2015
                                      3. Lawrence DA et al: Tarsal coalitions: radiographic, CT, and MR imaging findings. HSS J. 10(2):153-66, 2014
                                      4. Moraleda L et al: C sign: talocalcaneal coalition or flatfoot deformity? J Pediatr Orthop. 34(8):814-9, 2014
                                      5. Bauer T et al: Endoscopic resection of a calcaneonavicular coalition. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 18(5):669-72, 2010
                                      6. Rozansky A et al: A radiologic classification of talocalcaneal coalitions based on 3D reconstruction. J Child Orthop. 4(2):129-35, 2010
                                      7. Zaw H et al: Tarsal coalitions. Foot Ankle Clin. 15(2):349-64, 2010
                                      8. Field C et al: Resection of middle facet coalition with arthroscopic guidance. J Foot Ankle Surg. 48(2):273-6, 2009
                                      9. Crim J: Imaging of tarsal coalition. Radiol Clin North Am. 46(6):1017-26, vi, 2008
                                      10. Crim JR et al: Radiographic diagnosis of tarsal coalition. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 182(2):323-8, 2004
                                      11. Bohne WH: Tarsal coalition. Curr Opin Pediatr. 13(1):29-35, 2001
                                      12. Brown RR et al: The C sign: more specific for flatfoot deformity than subtalar coalition. Skeletal Radiol. 30(2):84-7, 2001
                                      13. Blakemore LC et al: The rigid flatfoot. Tarsal coalitions. Clin Podiatr Med Surg. 17(3):531-55, 2000
                                      14. Newman JS et al: Congenital tarsal coalition: multimodality evaluation with emphasis on CT and MR imaging. Radiographics. 20(2):321-32; quiz 526-7, 532, 2000
                                      15. Varner KE et al: Tarsal coalition in adults. Foot Ankle Int. 21(8):669-72, 2000
                                      16. Gessner AJ et al: Tarsal coalition in pediatric patients. Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 3(3):239-246, 1999
                                      17. Sakellariou A et al: Tarsal coalition. Orthopedics. 22(11):1066-73; discussion 1073-4; quiz 10, 1999
                                      18. Emery KH et al: Tarsal coalition: a blinded comparison of MRI and CT. Pediatr Radiol. 28(8):612-6, 1998
                                      19. Vincent KA: Tarsal coalition and painful flatfoot. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 6(5):274-81, 1998
                                      20. Kulik SA Jr et al: Tarsal coalition. Foot Ankle Int. 17(5):286-96, 1996
                                      21. Laor T et al: MR imaging in congenital lower limb deformities. Pediatr Radiol. 26(6):381-7, 1996
                                      22. Lateur LM et al: Subtalar coalition: diagnosis with the C sign on lateral radiographs of the ankle. Radiology. 193(3):847-51, 1994
                                      23. Pfeiffer WH et al: Clinical results after tarsal tunnel decompression. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 76(8):1222-30, 1994
                                      24. Oestreich AE et al: The "anteater nose": a direct sign of calcaneonavicular coalition on the lateral radiograph. J Pediatr Orthop. 7(6):709-11, 1987
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                                      KEY FACTS

                                      • Terminology

                                        • Imaging

                                          • Pathology

                                            • Clinical Issues

                                              TERMINOLOGY

                                              • Synonyms

                                                • Tarsal fusion
                                              • Definitions

                                                • Congenital or acquired abnormal fusion of 2 or more tarsal bones
                                                  • This union may be osseous, cartilaginous, or fibrous

                                              IMAGING

                                              • General Features

                                                • Radiographic Findings

                                                  • MR Findings

                                                    • Imaging Recommendations

                                                      DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                        PATHOLOGY

                                                        • General Features

                                                          • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                                                            • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                              CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                              • Presentation

                                                                • Demographics

                                                                  • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                    • Treatment

                                                                      DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                      • Consider

                                                                        • Reporting Tips

                                                                          Selected References

                                                                          1. Murphy JS et al: Talocalcaneal coalitions. Foot Ankle Clin. 20(4):681-91, 2015
                                                                          2. Swensen SJ et al: Tarsal coalitions - calcaneonavicular coalitions. Foot Ankle Clin. 20(4):669-79, 2015
                                                                          3. Lawrence DA et al: Tarsal coalitions: radiographic, CT, and MR imaging findings. HSS J. 10(2):153-66, 2014
                                                                          4. Moraleda L et al: C sign: talocalcaneal coalition or flatfoot deformity? J Pediatr Orthop. 34(8):814-9, 2014
                                                                          5. Bauer T et al: Endoscopic resection of a calcaneonavicular coalition. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 18(5):669-72, 2010
                                                                          6. Rozansky A et al: A radiologic classification of talocalcaneal coalitions based on 3D reconstruction. J Child Orthop. 4(2):129-35, 2010
                                                                          7. Zaw H et al: Tarsal coalitions. Foot Ankle Clin. 15(2):349-64, 2010
                                                                          8. Field C et al: Resection of middle facet coalition with arthroscopic guidance. J Foot Ankle Surg. 48(2):273-6, 2009
                                                                          9. Crim J: Imaging of tarsal coalition. Radiol Clin North Am. 46(6):1017-26, vi, 2008
                                                                          10. Crim JR et al: Radiographic diagnosis of tarsal coalition. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 182(2):323-8, 2004
                                                                          11. Bohne WH: Tarsal coalition. Curr Opin Pediatr. 13(1):29-35, 2001
                                                                          12. Brown RR et al: The C sign: more specific for flatfoot deformity than subtalar coalition. Skeletal Radiol. 30(2):84-7, 2001
                                                                          13. Blakemore LC et al: The rigid flatfoot. Tarsal coalitions. Clin Podiatr Med Surg. 17(3):531-55, 2000
                                                                          14. Newman JS et al: Congenital tarsal coalition: multimodality evaluation with emphasis on CT and MR imaging. Radiographics. 20(2):321-32; quiz 526-7, 532, 2000
                                                                          15. Varner KE et al: Tarsal coalition in adults. Foot Ankle Int. 21(8):669-72, 2000
                                                                          16. Gessner AJ et al: Tarsal coalition in pediatric patients. Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 3(3):239-246, 1999
                                                                          17. Sakellariou A et al: Tarsal coalition. Orthopedics. 22(11):1066-73; discussion 1073-4; quiz 10, 1999
                                                                          18. Emery KH et al: Tarsal coalition: a blinded comparison of MRI and CT. Pediatr Radiol. 28(8):612-6, 1998
                                                                          19. Vincent KA: Tarsal coalition and painful flatfoot. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 6(5):274-81, 1998
                                                                          20. Kulik SA Jr et al: Tarsal coalition. Foot Ankle Int. 17(5):286-96, 1996
                                                                          21. Laor T et al: MR imaging in congenital lower limb deformities. Pediatr Radiol. 26(6):381-7, 1996
                                                                          22. Lateur LM et al: Subtalar coalition: diagnosis with the C sign on lateral radiographs of the ankle. Radiology. 193(3):847-51, 1994
                                                                          23. Pfeiffer WH et al: Clinical results after tarsal tunnel decompression. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 76(8):1222-30, 1994
                                                                          24. Oestreich AE et al: The "anteater nose": a direct sign of calcaneonavicular coalition on the lateral radiograph. J Pediatr Orthop. 7(6):709-11, 1987