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Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome eMedicine Orthopedics

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Description: Tarsal tunnel syndrome is a condition that is caused by compression of the tibial nerve or its associated branches as the nerve passes underneath the flexor retinaculum at the level of the ankle or distally.
Synonyms and related keywords: tarsal tunnel neuropathy, entrapment neuropathy of the tibial nerve, posterior tibial neuropathy, compression of the tibial nerve
Gianni Persich, DPM & Steven Touliopoulos, MD 2007

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: Persich & Touliopoulos
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Language: English

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Added: Mon Mar 31 2008