Bones of the foot

FOOT BONES

The foot is divided into: tarsus, metatarsus and phalanges.

Tarsal bones

They are 7 in number divided into two rows: proximal and distal.

Proximal Row: Talus (trochlea) and Calcaneus (heel tube)

Bones of Tarsal Proximal Row
Distal Row: NavicularCuboid, Medial Cuneiform, Intermediate Cuneiform (Medium) and Lateral Cuneiform

Distal Tarsal Bone

Metatarsal

It consists of 5 metatarsal bones that are numbered in the medial to lateral direction in I, II, III, IV and V and correspond to the toes, the I being called hallux and the minimum V.

Metatarsal Bones

Considered long bones have a proximal epiphysis that is the base and a distal epiphysis that is the head.

Toes

 Phalanx bonesFeature 14 phalanges:

From 2nd to 5th Fingers:

 1st Phalanx (Proximal)

 2nd Phalanx (Average)

 3rd Phalanx (Distal)

Hallux:

 1st Phalanx (Proximal)

 2nd Phalanx (Distal)

 

 

 

 

FOOT BONES & #8211; BACK VIEW
 Bones of the Foot - Dorsal View
Source: NETTER, Frank H .. Atlas of Human Anatomy. 2 ed. Porto Alegre: Artmed, 2000.

 

 

FOOT BONES & #8211; PLANTAR VIEW
 Bones of the Foot - Plantar View
Source: NETTER, Frank H .. Atlas of Human Anatomy. 2 ed. Porto Alegre: Artmed, 2000.

 

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