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Pictorial review: foot axes and angles.

  • Author(s): Gentili, A
  • Masih, S
  • Yao, L
  • Seeger, LL
  • et al.
Abstract

Using radiographs and diagrams, this article reviews the most commonly used axes and angles of the foot, including: longitudinal axis of the rearfoot, collum tali axis, talocalcaneal angle, cuboid abduction angle, longitudinal axis of the lesser tarsus, lesser tarsus angle, talonavicular angle, longitudinal axis of the metatarsus, forefoot adductus angle, metatarsus adductus angle, first intermetatarsal angle, hallux valgus angle, proximal and distal articular set angles, and hallux interphalangeal angle, plane of support, collum tali axis, talar declination angle, calcaneal inclination axis, lateral talocalcaneal angle, first metatarsal declination axis and calcaneal inclination angle.

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