Posterior tarsal tunnel syndrome: diagnosis and treatment.

@article{Antoniadis2008PosteriorTT,
  title={Posterior tarsal tunnel syndrome: diagnosis and treatment.},
  author={G. Antoniadis and Konrad Scheglmann},
  journal={Deutsches Arzteblatt international},
  year={2008},
  volume={105 45},
  pages={776-81}
}
BACKGROUND Posterior tarsal tunnel syndrome is an uncommon clinical entity which is sometimes misdiagnosed in patients with pain of the retromalleolar region and the plantar aspect of the foot. Surgical intervention is recommended for correctly diagnosed posterior tarsal tunnel syndrome. METHODS Selective literature review. RESULTS Surgical treatment is indicated in the presence of dysesthesias refractory to conservative treatment or of neurological deficits. If a neural tumor or tarsal… CONTINUE READING
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