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Late Latin calcāneus heel from Latin calcāneum from calx calc-
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latin calcāneus (“heel”), rare form of calx (“heel”).
Collimate around the sides of the limb and include the whole calcaneus, the distal tibia and the proximal metatarsus.
We report a rare case of an avulsion fracture of the calcaneus.
In talipes calcaneus, the foot points upward, with the heel pointing down.
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