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Anatomy of the bones of the foot

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (Published 07 December 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d7830
  1. Joyce Cheung, core medical trainee year 1,
  2. Iain Au-Yong, consultant radiologist
  1. 1King’s Mill Hospital, Sutton in Ashfield NG17 4JL, UK
  1. iauyong{at}

Identify the structures labelled A to F in this plain radiograph (dorsoplantar oblique view) of the right foot.


  • A: Cuneiforms (medial and intermediate superimposed)

  • B: Navicular

  • C: Talus

  • D: Lateral cuneiform

  • E: Cuboid

  • F: Calcaneum


Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d7830

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