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Disease Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

Name Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction
Synonyms Dysfunction, Tibialis Posterior | Posterior Tibial Tendon Insufficiency | Tibialis Posterior Dysfunction | Tibial Tendon Dysfunction, Posterior
Definition A condition characterized by a broad range of progressive disorders ranging from TENOSYNOVITIS to tendon rupture with or without hindfoot collapse to a fixed, rigid, FLATFOOT deformity. Pathologic changes can involve associated tendons, ligaments, joint structures of the ANKLE, hindfoot, and midfoot. Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction is the most common cause of acquired flatfoot deformity in adults.
Categories Musculoskeletal disease
MeSH® ID D037081

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DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Foot Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

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