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Accessory soleus muscle

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Left ankle pain and limitation of movement.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

Incidental discovered accessory soleus muscle is noted filling the Kager's fat pad. It inserts into the upper medial aspect of calcaneus through fleshy fibers (No tendon). Fluid signal is seen surrounding the flexor hallucis longus tendon is consistent with tenosynovitits. 

Case Discussion

The origin of the muscle is not evident however its insertion through fibers (non tendinous) into the posterior aspect of upper medial surface of calcaneous adjacent to the origin of quadratus plantae muscle. 

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Case information

rID: 61071
Published: 15th Jun 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Ain Shams University

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