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Medial Approach to Calcaneus

 Medial Approach to Calcaneus

The Medial Approach to Calcaneus is mainly used for open reduction and internal fixation of calcaneus fractures.

See Also: Ankle Anatomy

Position of the Patient

Landmarks and Incision

Medial Approach to Calcaneus
Medial Approach to Calcaneus

Superficial dissection

Deep dissection

Dangers

The structures at risk during the medial approach to calcaneus include:

  1. Medial calcaneal nerve.
  2. Nerve to abductor digiti minimi muscle.

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