Podiatric Eponyms and Nicknames

Runner’s toe – subungal hematoma of the SECOND TOE

Tennis toe – subungal hematoma of HALLUX

Turf toe – sprain of HALLUX MPJ due to hyperextension

Sand toe – sprain of HALLUX MPJ due to hyperflexion

Runner’s knee – Patellofemoral dyfunction

Basketball foot – STJ dislocation

Lachman’s test – ACL test

McMurray’s test – Meniscal test

dreaded black line – transverse stress fracture across the anterior tibial cortex

Theater sign – patellofemoral dysfunction



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