Os peroneum fracture

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Lawson

Presentation

Right lateral foot pain.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Female
X-ray

Irregular appearing os peroneum.

MRI

An os peroneum is identified and returns slight T2 signal intensity.  The associated segment of the peroneus longus tendon is normal. The tibialis posterior tendon is unremarkable. The bone marrow signal is normal. The medial and lateral supporting structures are intact.

Comment: Fragmentation of the os peroneum.

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates the important principle that pathology can still occur within anatomical variants. 

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Case information

rID: 26820
Case created: 9th Jan 2014
Last edited: 24th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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