Tarsal Coalitions: Cradle to the Grave

Department of Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Grand Rounds - September 2, 2015
Tarsal Coalitions: Cradle to the Grave

Treatment of Tarsal Coalitions in very young to older patients are discussed in this month's Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Grand Rounds.

Presented By,
Maryse L. Bouchard, MD, FRCSC, MSc
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Pediatrics
Seattle Children’s Hospital
University of Washington School of Medicine

Vincent S. Mosca, MD
Professor of Orthopaedic Pediatrics
Seattle Children’s Hospital
University of Washington School of Medicine

Shawn E. Werner, MD
Orthopaedic Surgery Resident
Dept. of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

Epidemiology of Tarsal Coalitions
Talocalcaneal & Calcaneonavicular account for 90% of coalitions
Calcaneonavicular 53% - Talocalcaneal 37%
Most common location
Anterior process of calcaneus and navicular
Middle facet of talocalcaneal joint
Bilateral in 50-60% of cases
Rare to have both talocalcaneal and Calcaneonavicular TC