Ankle MRI : A Systematic Approach

Systematic Interpretation of Ankle MRI

Topics covered:

  • Normal anatomy.
  • Normal Imaging anatomy in three planes.
    • Ligaments
    • Medial Tendons – Tom Dick ANd Harry – Tibialis Posterior, Flexor Digitorum Longus, Posterior Tibial Artery,  Tibial Nerve, and Flexor Hallucis Longus.
    • Posterior tendons: Achilles and Plantaris.
    • Anterior tendons: Tom Harry ANd Dick – Tibialis Anterior, Extensor Hallucis Longus, Anterior Tibial Artery , Deep Peroneal Nerve , Extensor Digitorum
    • Plantar Fascia
    • Sinus Tarsi.
    • Joints

Ankle Feet Joints
Normal ligaments of the Ankle Joint
By OpenStax College [CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Resources:

  1. Normal Imaging Anatomy of Ankle. 
  2. RSNA MR Imaging of the Ankle and Foot
  3. AJR : Ankle Ligaments on MRI: Appearance of Normal and Injured Ligaments

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Last Updated on December 31, 2020

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About the Author


Dr. Amar Udare, MD, DNB

Dr Amar UdareDr. Amar Udare is a board-certified radiologist. He is currently working as a fellow radiologist at McMaster University, Canada. He has a passion for teaching (#FOAMrad and #FOAMed) and has been a semi-finalist for the 2018 and 2020 Aunt-Minnie Most effective Radiology Educator Awards. He has authored multiple peer-reviewed publications which can be accessed on PubMed and Google Scholar.

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