Dec 1, 2018

Normal Anatomy and Traumatic Injury of the Midtarsal (Chopart) Joint Complex: An Imaging Primer

Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc
William R Walter, Anna Hirschmann, Erin F Alaia, Monica Tafur, Zehava S Rosenberg
The midtarsal (Chopart) joint complex consists of the talonavicular and calcaneocuboid joints and their stabilizing ligaments. Detailed assessment of this complex at MRI can be challenging owing to frequent anatomic variation and the small size of the structures involved. Nevertheless, a wide spectrum of pathologic conditions affect the joint complex, and its imaging evaluation deserves more thorough consideration. This review focuses on MRI evaluation of normal ligamentous anatomy and common...