Peroneus tendon injury

Last revised by Joachim Feger on 18 Dec 2021

Peroneus tendon injuries are a common and frequently underdiagnosed spectrum of disorders seen in patients with lateral ankle pain. 

The following conditions can account as or are associated with peroneus tendon injuries 1-4:   

Differential diagnosis

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: plantar peroneus longus tendon rupture
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  • Case 2: peroneus longus insertional tear/tendinosis
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  • Case 3: peroneus brevis tendon split tear
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  • Case 4: peroneus brevis tendon dislocation
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