The plantar compartments of the foot: A roentgen approach I. Experimental observations

Mitchell L. Feingold, Donald Resnick, Gen Niwayama, Lawrence Garetto

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Abstract

The integrity of the plantar muscle compartments of the human foot were studied utilizing radiographic and anatomic techniques in an attempt to determine potential pathways for spread of soft tissue infection. One of three major plantar muscle compartments—medial, intermediate or lateral—in 24 un embalmed cadaveric feet was injected percutaneously under fluoroscopy with radiopaque Methyl-methacrylate using both manual and automatic injection techniques with pressure callibration. Following freezing, specimens were sectioned, radiographed, and dissected or partially macerated. Frequency and patterns of extravasation of contrast material were documented and recorded. The results obtained support the concepts that: a) there are three distinct plantar muscle compartments that are maintained by intermuscular septae; and b) there are potential communicating pathways provided by specific anatomic structures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)281-288
Number of pages8
JournalInvestigative Radiology
Volume12
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1977
Externally publishedYes

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Foot
Muscles
Soft Tissue Infections
Methacrylates
Fluoroscopy
Contrast Media
Freezing
Pressure
Injections

Keywords

  • Foot plantar components

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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Feingold, M. L., Resnick, D., Niwayama, G., & Garetto, L. (1977). The plantar compartments of the foot: A roentgen approach I. Experimental observations. Investigative Radiology, 12(3), 281-288.

The plantar compartments of the foot : A roentgen approach I. Experimental observations. / Feingold, Mitchell L.; Resnick, Donald; Niwayama, Gen; Garetto, Lawrence.

In: Investigative Radiology, Vol. 12, No. 3, 1977, p. 281-288.

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Feingold, ML, Resnick, D, Niwayama, G & Garetto, L 1977, 'The plantar compartments of the foot: A roentgen approach I. Experimental observations', Investigative Radiology, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 281-288.
Feingold, Mitchell L. ; Resnick, Donald ; Niwayama, Gen ; Garetto, Lawrence. / The plantar compartments of the foot : A roentgen approach I. Experimental observations. In: Investigative Radiology. 1977 ; Vol. 12, No. 3. pp. 281-288.
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