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Operative Treatment of Symptomatic Naviculocuneiform Coalition in Children (2 Cases Report)
J Korean Foot Ankle Soc. 2011;15:179-182
Published online September 1, 2011
© 2011 J Korean Foot Ankle Soc.

Kwak, Yoon-Hae;Shin, Won-Hyoung;Park, Jae-Yong

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital, Anyang, Korea
Received April 18, 2011; Revised August 10, 2011; Accepted August 16, 2011.
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License ( which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Naviculocuneiform coalition is one of uncommon tarsal coalitions and especially symptomatic cases which need operative treatment are rare. Authors report 2 cases of pediatric naviculocuneiform patients who showed symptomatic condition as mainly pain. Plain radiographs, computed tomography or magnetic resolution imaging study showed bony bridge in naviculo-medial cuneiform joint. After over six months conservative treatment, excision of coalition and interposition $Tisseel^{(R)}$ 수식 이미지 was performed for motion preservation and relief of pain.
Keywords : Children; Naviculocuneiform joint; Coalition; Excision

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