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Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

"Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 7 publications over 4 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2007 and 2012 and 2015
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