Tarsal coalition

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  1. Tarsal coalition types
    • COngenital: most common
    • Acquired: trauma, degenerative, infections
  2. Tarsal coalition age of onset: CN
    TC
    • 8-12
    • 12-15
  3. Tarsal coalition deformity
    Rigid flatfoot:

    • Flattening arch
    • Forefoot abduction
    • valgus hindfoot
    • peroneal spasticity
  4. Most common type of tarsal coalition
    CN
  5. Anteater sign is for
    CN coalition
  6. c- sign is for
    • TC coalition
    • along with talar beaking
  7. Symptomatic tarsal coalition management
    COnservative: Below knee weight bearing cast x 6 weeks: 30% improve
  8. Tarsal coalition operative management depends on
    % posterior facet involvement: if <50% can do resection + interpostion

    If less than 20 degrees hindfoot valgus no need for valgus heel osteotomy
  9. Tarsal coalition interposition options
    • Bone wax
    • Fat
    • EDB: in CN
    • Split FHL: TC
  10. CN coalition surgical technique
    Lateral approach: Between extensor tendons and peroneal

    Protect superficail peroneal/sural nerve

    Retract EDB distally

    Leave 1 cm after excicing bar

    Interpose tissue
  11. TC coalition surgical technique
    • Medial approach
    • between fdl and NV bundle

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Tarsal coalition
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2017-11-14 01:22:05
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