Disease Information for Tarsal tunnel syndrome

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Distal Muscle Weakness
Plantar Numbness/Paresthesias
Plantar Pain
Pseudoclaudication syndrome
Hypesthesia
Paresthesias
Foot arthritis
Foot Pain
Heel Pain
Midfoot pain
Plantar Heel Pain
Tender/painful local dorsum/foot
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Acromegaly
Diagnostic Test Results
Electrodiagnosis
Nerve Conduction Study Abnormal ENG
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Cutaneous neuropathy/traumatic
Morton's neuroma/metatarsalgia
Plantar fasciitis
Tarsitis
Associated Disease & Complications
Painful neuropathy
Tarsal tunnel syndrome
Mononeuropathy
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
CLASS/Peripheral nerve disease (ex)
CLASS/Foot bones/disorder (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Traumatic/regeneration (ex)
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
PROCESS/Entrapment neuropathy (ex)
PROCESS/Mononeuropathy tendency (ex)
PROCESS/Pressure neuropathy/cutaneous nerve (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Anti-inflammatory drug
Definition

Entrapment of the distal branches of the posterior TIBIAL NERVE (which divides into the medial plantar, lateral plantar, and calcanial nerves) in the tarsal tunnel, which lies posterior to the internal malleolus and beneath the retinaculum of the flexor muscles of the foot; Symptoms include ankle pain radiating into the foot which tends to be aggravated by walking; Examination may reveal Tinel"s sign (radiating pain following nerve percussion) over the tibial nerve at the ankle, weakness and atrophy of the small foot muscles, or loss of sensation in the foot---(From Foot Ankle 1990;11(1):47-52)-----------------

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