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Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction
Tree Number(s)
C05.360.750
Unique ID
D037081
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D037081
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Posterior Tibial Tendon Insufficiency
Tibial Tendon Dysfunction, Posterior
Tibialis Posterior Dysfunction
Previous Indexing
Flatfoot (1991-2002)
Muscular Diseases (1989-2002)
Tendons (1989-2002)
See Also
Flatfoot
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction Preferred
Posterior Tibial Tendon Insufficiency Narrower
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