Peroneal tendon instability

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Ankle twist - about 6 wks back. Snapping at lateral aspect of ankle.

Patient Data

Age: 15 yrs
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Referred with clinical diagnosis of peroneal instability.

Static ultrasound images shows intact peroneal tendons located superficial to fibula. There is no associated bony avulsion fracture from distal end of fibula.

Peroneus brevis tendon is compressed between peroneus longus tendon and fibula.

Dynemic scan ( not uploaded ) showed dislocation of tendons from normal location.

Case Discussion

Findings of peroneal tendon instability with intact tendons.

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Case information

rID: 44889
Case created: 7th May 2016
Last edited: 20th Nov 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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