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Case 13460

A female dancer with recurrent right foot pain: a case of talocalcaneal coalition

Author(s)
Eleonora Tricarico1, Francesco Tricarico2

(1) University of Bari Medical School,
DIM – Section of Diagnostic Imaging;
Piazza Giulio Cesare 11
70124 Bari, Italy;
Email:eleonoratric@gmail.com

(2) P.O. "San Paolo",
Dpt of Diagnostic Imaging;
Via Caposcardicchio
70123 Bari, Italy;
Email:francescotricarico82@gmail.com
 
Patient
female, 18 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Axial Fast-Field-Echo T2-weighted MR of right foot
     

    Axial Fast-Field-Echo T2-weighted image shows a talocalcaneal bridge (arrow) that includes the middle facet of subtalar joint.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal system; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Axial Fast-Field-Echo T2-weighted image shows a talocalcaneal bridge (arrow) that includes the middle facet of subtalar joint.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal system; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Axial Fast-Field-Echo T2-weighted image shows a talocalcaneal bridge (arrow) that includes the middle facet of subtalar joint.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal system; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Axial Fast-Field-Echo T2-weighted image shows a talocalcaneal bridge (arrow) that includes the middle facet of subtalar joint.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal system; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Axial Fast-Field-Echo T2-weighted image shows a talocalcaneal bridge (arrow) that includes the middle facet of subtalar joint.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Axial Fast-Field-Echo T2-weighted image shows a talocalcaneal bridge (arrow) that includes the middle facet of subtalar joint.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Sagittal proton density-weighted MR of right foot

    Sagittal proton density-weighted image shows a talocalcaneal bridge (arrow) with continuity of marrow signal intensity.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Coronal short-inversion-time inversion recovery (STIR) image of right foot
     

    STIR coronal image shows a talocalcaneal bridge with concomitant bone marrow oedema that involves also the opposing surfaces of talus, calcaneus and medial malleolus.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Congenital;

    STIR coronal image shows bone marrow oedema of the opposing surfaces of talus, calcaneus and medial malleolus.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
Axial Fast-Field-Echo T2-weighted image shows a talocalcaneal bridge (arrow) that includes the middle facet of subtalar joint.
 
Axial Fast-Field-Echo T2-weighted image shows a talocalcaneal bridge (arrow) that includes the middle facet of subtalar joint.
 
Axial Fast-Field-Echo T2-weighted image shows a talocalcaneal bridge (arrow) that includes the middle facet of subtalar joint.
 
Axial Fast-Field-Echo T2-weighted image shows a talocalcaneal bridge (arrow) that includes the middle facet of subtalar joint.
 
Axial Fast-Field-Echo T2-weighted image shows a talocalcaneal bridge (arrow) that includes the middle facet of subtalar joint.
 
Axial Fast-Field-Echo T2-weighted image shows a talocalcaneal bridge (arrow) that includes the middle facet of subtalar joint.
 
Sagittal proton density-weighted image shows a talocalcaneal bridge (arrow) with continuity of marrow signal intensity.
 
STIR coronal image shows a talocalcaneal bridge with concomitant bone marrow oedema that involves also the opposing surfaces of talus, calcaneus and medial malleolus.
 
STIR coronal image shows bone marrow oedema of the opposing surfaces of talus, calcaneus and medial malleolus.
 
 
 
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