Orthopedics Book


Sinus Tarsi Syndrome

Aka: Sinus Tarsi Syndrome
  1. Definitions
    1. Talocalcaneal sulcus (sinus tarsi)
      1. Space bordered by Calcaneus and talus
  2. Pathophysiology
    1. Traumatic Injury
      1. Ankle Sprain
      2. Overuse with repeat foot hyperpronation
    2. Results in subtalar instability
  3. Symptoms
    1. Characteristics
      1. Pain at lateral Calcaneus
      2. Foot and ankle instability
    2. Provocative
      1. Running, cutting or jumping
      2. Walking on uneven surfaces
  4. Imaging
    1. XRay Foot (with stress views)
    2. MRI Foot
  5. Management
    1. General measures
      1. Cold therapy
      2. Local Massage
    2. Responds to many of the same measures as Ankle Sprain Management
      1. Taping
      2. Ankle ProprioceptionExercises
      3. Muscle Strengthening
      4. Ankle Brace
      5. Orthotics
    3. Refractory measures
      1. Corticosteroid Injection
      2. Surgery
  6. References
    1. Tu (2018) Am Fam Physician 97(2):86-93 [PubMed]

Sinus tarsi syndrome (C1096151)

Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
SnomedCT 444878001
Italian Sindrome del seno tarsale
Japanese 足根洞症候群, ソッコンドウショウコウグン, ソクコンドウショウコウグン
Czech Syndrom tarzálního sinu
English Sinus tarsi syndrome, Sinus tarsi syndrome (disorder), sinus tarsi syndrome (diagnosis), sinus tarsi syndrome
Spanish síndrome del conducto tarsiano, síndrome del conducto del tarso (trastorno), síndrome del conducto del tarso, Síndrome del seno del tarso
Hungarian Sinus tarsi syndroma
Portuguese Sídrome de sinus tarsi
Dutch sinus tarsi-syndroom
French Syndrome douloureux de l'avant-pied
German Sinus-tarsi-Syndrom
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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