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The medial collateral ligament plays an important role in In about 50% of cases purchase 200 mg prometrium mastercard, tarsal tunnel syndrome is idio- medial ankle instability purchase prometrium 100 mg without a prescription. Marked inter-individual differ- pathic cheap 100mg prometrium free shipping, whereas in the other 50% a specific cause is iden- ences are found for the main components (tibionavicular, tified, such as space occupying lesions including gan- tibiospring, tibiocalcaneal, deep posterior and anterior glion, varicosities, lipoma, accessory muscles, and nerve- tibiotalar and superficial posterior tibiotalar bands). The sheath tumors, as well as pronation or hindfoot valgus de- tibionavicular ligament is a thickened fibrous layer of the formity, and fracture of the medial malleolus and calca- ankle capsule. Patients present with a positive Tinel’s sign and ments are the longest, while the tibiocalcaneal and poste- pain, burning and numbness along the plantar surface of rior deep tibiotalar ligaments are the thickest. Spring Ligament Entrapment neuropathies of branches of the tibial nerve include entrapment of the first branch of the lateral plan- The spring ligament plays an important role in the stabi- tar nerve (Baxter’s nerve), which presents with heel pain lization of the longitudinal arch in the midfoot. Zanetti is often associated with hypertrophy of the abductor hal- decrease in diameter is most likely caused by a change in lucis muscle but is also produced by inflammation asso- the location of the neuroma, which, as it becomes dislo- ciated with plantar fasciitis and heel spur. Another cause of heel pain, often seen in joggers and long-dis- tance runners is jogger’s foot, which is produced by en- Sinus Tarsi Syndrome trapment of the medial plantar nerve secondary to valgus heel deformity. Sinus tarsi syndrome most commonly develops after an Treatment of the entrapment neuropathies is initially inversion injury (70%) and is often associated with tears conservative but may require surgical release of the of the lateral collateral ligaments. US and tients with rheumatologic disorders or abnormal biome- MR imaging are the imaging modalities of choice for di- chanics, such as pes planes deformity and posterior tibial agnosing extrinsic mechanical compression of the tibial tendon dysfunction. MR imaging has the advantage The sinus tarsi is a lateral space located between the of depicting associated denervation muscle edema and talus and the calcaneus. More medially, the sinus tarsi is continuous with the tarsal canal in which the in- Morton’s Neuroma terosseous talocalcaneal ligaments traverse. Although the latter are not truly lateral structures, they are impor- Morton’s neuroma is a benign non-neoplastic abnormali- tant in the overall function of the lateral ankle and hind- ty characterized by neural degeneration and perineural foot complex. The plantar interdigital nerves of the second and Patients with sinus tarsi syndrome present with hind- third intermetatarsal spaces are most commonly involved. Associated MR mani- neuroma and is therefore considered to be useful for nar- festations include edema, sclerosis and cystic changes in rowing the differential diagnosis of forefoot pain. US has the roof of the sinus tarsi, cystic changes at the critical demonstrated comparably good results. Morton’s neuro- angle of Gissane, lateral collateral ligament tears, and, ma is of low signal intensity on T2-weighted MR images occasionally, posterior tibial tendon tear. The use of in- the subtalar joint and subchondral cysts may be present travenous gadolinium contrast is not recommended be- in advanced cases. MR imaging Fluid in the sinus tarsi should be differentiated from permits the exact location of Morton’s neuroma, allowing the normal extension of fluid from posterior subtalar joint for precise pre-surgical planning. An MR Plantar Fasciitis effectiveness study has demonstrated that the clinical diagnosis of Morton’s neuroma is altered in more than Plantar fasciitis is one of the more common overuse in- one fourth of cases following MR imaging, and a change juries in running sports. The plantar fascia is a multilay- in location or number occurs in one-third of the remain- ered fibrous aponeurosis that extends from the postero- ing cases. These changes in diagnosis and location medial calcaneal tuberosity to the plantar plates of the prompt a change in the treatment plan in more than 50% metatarsophalangeal joints, the flexor tendon sheaths, of the feet. Large Morton’s neuromas (> 5 mm-diameter) are more When the metatarsophalangeal joints are dorsiflexed dur- commonly symptomatic than smaller ones. Post-opera- ing gait, the windlass mechanism of the plantar fascia tive outcome depends on the size as measured by MR tightens and causes repetitive traction on the calcaneal imaging. Over time, with repetitive stress, microtears ter post-surgical prognosis than a smaller one. A sim- transverse MR images is dependent on the patients body ilar process occurs at the attachment of the flexor digito- position during imaging. When the patient is in the prone rum brevis and abductor digiti minimi muscles directly position and the foot is plantar-flexed, Morton’s neuroma beneath the plantar fascia, which account, at least in part, increases in size and appears 2 mm wider than with pa- for the calcaneal spurs often seen at or close to the origin tient in the supine position with the foot dorsiflexed. Progression of the inflammatory Imaging of the Foot and Ankle 45 process leads to periostitis or even fatigue fractures of the found laterally in association with a phalangeal collateral medial calcaneal tuberosity and/or calcaneal spur. Plantar fasciitis is a clinical diagnosis that does not re- Optimal MR imaging of the plantar plate is performed quire imaging studies. However, MR imaging and US are utilizing a small field of view in the axial (long axis helpful in cases that are refractory to treatment and when views, parallel to the plantar surface of the foot), coronal fascial rupture is suspected. On sagittal and coronal MR (short axis, perpendicular to the plantar surface of the images, the normal plantar fascia is identified as a thin foot) and sagittal planes. The plantar plate is low in signal tar fasciitis include superficial or deep perifascial edema, and may be difficult to distinguish from the more super- heterogeneity and fusiform thickening of the fascia at its ficial flexor tendon.

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Bringing culture to the fore- for the elderly hard-of-hearing population: The front: Formulating diagnostic impressions of deaf deaf people we ignore. Social Work, 45(3), and hard-of-hearing people at times of medical 277–281. Disability career advancement of workers with hearing loss: and Society, 10(2), 171–189. Racial and ethnic members of under-represented groups with hearing loss and Steel, K. New interventions in hearing VR services: Explaining the disparity in closure impairment. Social work prac- New England Journal of Medicine, 342(15), tice with deaf clients: Issues in culturally compe- 1101–1109. This page intentionally left blank C HAPTER 6 Psychiatric Disabilities DEFINING PSYCHIATRIC DISABILITY dividuals’ ability to function within the environment, the degree to which their Psychiatric disabilities encompass a behavior disturbs others, and the degree broad range of conditions in which there to which the condition causes subjective are behavioral or psychological symptoms distress. The goal of psychiatric rehabili- associated with distress and/or altered tation is to help individuals develop skills function. Effective mental functioning de- and supports that will enable them to pends on a variety of social and environ- function at their highest capacity in the mental factors, as well as on the efficient residential, educational, or vocational set- functioning of structures within the brain. As with physical conditions, the degree of Psychiatric conditions are more difficult disability experienced with psychiatric to define and diagnose than are physical conditions is variable. Causes are not always identi- Symptoms of psychiatric conditions fiable, and there are no laboratory tests vary widely, consisting of both behavioral readily available to confirm the diagnosis. In many cases, the primary basis for diag- Some psychiatric conditions are charac- nosis and prediction of functional capac- terized by deficits in or loss of intellectual ity is the experienced judgment of the function, whereas others are associated professionals conducting the evaluation. Some psychiatric conditions do not status, education, and/or socioeconomic have symptoms of psychosis but rather status of both the client and the profes- changes in mood that cause distress or sional, may influence individuals’ perfor- impaired function. In still other psychiatric mance on evaluation as well as profes- conditions, intellectual function, sense of sionals’ interpretation of the evaluation reality, or mood may be unimpaired, but results. THE DIAGNOSTIC AND STATISTICAL The extent of disability experienced as MANUAL OF MENTAL DISORDERS a result of a psychiatric condition is de- pendent, to a great extent, on the degree The need for a systematic, more stan- to which the condition interferes with in- dardized approach to the diagnosis of psy- 173 174 CHAPTER 6 PSYCHIATRIC DISABILITIES chiatric conditions has been recognized conditions by defining observable symp- for well over a century. It should be emphasized that diag- ly psychiatric conditions were codified for nostic criteria should not be used to the purpose of collecting statistical infor- categorize or label people, but rather to mation, in 1952 the American Psychiatric assist in treatment planning. Association Committee on Nomenclature The DSM-IV-TR uses a multiaxial system and Statistics published the Diagnostic of diagnosis to increase specificity. Since and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders psychiatric conditions, like physical con- (DSM-I), a book that was the first official ditions, rarely occur in a vacuum and vary manual of mental disorders that had clin- from individual to individual, the multi- ical utility. Since that time, there has been axial approach helps professionals avoid continued work to revise and refine the focusing only on specific symptoms. Rather, it enables professionals to take a As more empirical research and field comprehensive approach to identifying trials are available, reliability, descriptive other variables that could impact on treat- validity, and performance characteristics ment and help to predict outcome. Updated versions of the manual diagnosis in 1980 to clarify the complex- bear the number of the edition (DSM-II, ities and relationships of symptoms and, DSM-III, and DSM-IV). The fourth edition thus, assist professionals in more appropri- of the manual, the DSM-IV, was published ate treatment planning. The DSM-IV-TR in 1994, and in 2000 the DSM-IV-TR (4th uses five axes: edition Text-Revision) was published, rep- • Axis I describes clinical syndromes. In addition to provid- • Axis IV describes relevant psychoso- ing specific criteria by which to diagnose, cial or environmental problems that it provides consistency among profession- may have contributed to the develop- als in communicating about psychiatric ment of the condition or that may conditions. The use of the manual for affect individuals’ treatment or prog- diagnostic purposes requires specialized nosis.

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