Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

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Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc.

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It is possible that the main title of the report Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.

Synonyms

  • Posterior Tibial Nerve Neuralgia

Disorder Subdivisions

  • None

General Discussion

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome involves pressure on nerves to the foot causing pain. Persons with this disorder may notice a painful burning or tingling sensation in and around the ankles, sometimes extending to the toes. The disorder usually affects people who stand on their feet for long periods of time.

Resources

NIH/NationaI Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
Information Clearinghouse
One AMS Circle
Bethesda, MD 20892-3675
USA
Tel: (301)495-4484
Fax: (301)718-6366
Tel: (877)226-4267
TDD: (301)565-2966
Email: NIAMSinfo@mail.nih.gov
Internet: http://www.niams.nih.gov/

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This disease entry is based upon medical information available through the date at the end of the topic. Since NORD's resources are limited, it is not possible to keep every entry in the Rare Disease Database completely current and accurate. Please check with the agencies listed in the Resources section for the most current information about this disorder.

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Last Updated:  5/14/2008
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