• foot
  • During that time, if a rider was thrown from his horse and the foot was caught in the stirrups, the rider often suffered a severe fracture of multiple bones in the midfoot region with dislocation of the fragments. (arthroscopy.com)
  • Surgery typically involves removal of the os trigonum, as this extra bone is not necessary for normal foot function. (stepaheadmt.com)
  • It is the last of the foot bones to start ossification and does not tend to do so until the end of the third year in girls and the beginning of the fourth year in boys, although a large range of variation has been reported. (wikipedia.org)
  • normal
  • In addition, even if the first set of x-rays is normal, as the swelling decrease with time, this may allow for the bones to move from their normal position, especially if the stabilizing ligaments have been torn and the joints have been made unstable. (arthroscopy.com)
  • joint
  • Everywhere that these bones come together, there is a joint. (arthroscopy.com)
  • Notice the abnormally large space (outlined by red line) between the two metatarsal bones (compare to Figures 1 & 2) which indicates that the ligament complex has been torn allowing for the bones of the Lisfranc joint to begin to dislocate (sublux). (arthroscopy.com)