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Chronic foot pain is a frequent clinical complaint, which can significantly impact the quality of live in some individuals. These guidelines define best practices with regards to requisition of imaging studies based on specific clinical scenarios, which have been grouped into different variants. Each variant is accompanied by a brief description of the usefulness, advantages, and limitations of different imaging modalities. The present narrative is the result of an exhaustive assessment of the available literature and a thorough review process by a panel of experts on Musculoskeletal Imaging. The American College of Radiology Appropriateness Criteria are evidence-based guidelines for specific clinical conditions that are reviewed annually by a multidisciplinary expert panel. The guideline development and revision include an extensive analysis of current medical literature from peer reviewed journals and the application of well-established methodologies (RAND/UCLA Appropriateness Method and Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development, and Evaluation or GRADE) to rate the appropriateness of imaging and treatment procedures for specific clinical scenarios. In those instances where evidence is lacking or equivocal, expert opinion may supplement the available evidence to recommend imaging or treatment. Copyright © 2020 American College of Radiology. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.


Expert Panel on Musculoskeletal Imaging, Monica Tafur, Jenny T Bencardino, Catherine C Roberts, Marc Appel, Angela M Bell, Soterios Gyftopoulos, Darlene F Metter, Douglas N Mintz, William B Morrison, Kirstin M S Small, Naveen Subhas, Barbara N Weissman, Joseph S Yu, Mark J Kransdorf. ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Chronic Foot Pain. Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR. 2020 Nov;17(11S):S391-S402

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