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Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C10.668.829.500.700.800
C10.668.829.550.800
Unique ID
D013641
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013641
Scope Note
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)
Entry Term(s)
Entrapment Neuropathy, Tarsal Tunnel
Posterior Tibial Nerve Neuralgia
Tarsal Tunnel Entrapment Neuropathy
Tarsal Tunnel Tibial Neuropathy
Tibial Neuropathy, Tarsal Tunnel
Public MeSH Note
1972
History Note
1972(1964)
Date Established
1972/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Preferred
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