Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Prominent Calcaneal Trabeculation

A prominent calcaneal trabeculation can appear as a sclerotic line along the inferior aspect of the calcaneus on the lateral view. It is a common normal variant that may simulate a stress fracture.


Keats TE and Anderson MW. Atlas of Normal Roentgen Variants That May Simulate Disease. 8th edition, page 886; Mosby (2004).

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