J Korean Foot Ankle Soc.  2011 Sep;15(3):179-182.

Operative Treatment of Symptomatic Naviculocuneiform Coalition in Children: 2 Cases Report

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  • 1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital, Anyang, Korea. getfours@hallym.or.kr

Abstract

Naviculocuneiform coalition is one of uncommon tarsal coalitions and especially symptomatic cases which need operative treatment are rare. Authors report 2 cases of pediatric naviculocuneiform patients who showed symptomatic condition as mainly pain. Plain radiographs, computed tomography or magnetic resolution imaging study showed bony bridge in naviculo-medial cuneiform joint. After over six months conservative treatment, excision of coalition and interposition Tisseel(R) was performed for motion preservation and relief of pain.

Keyword

Children; Naviculocuneiform joint; Coalition; Excision

MeSH Terms

Child
Humans
Joints
Magnetics
Magnets
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