Peroneus brevis tendon split tear

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Lateral ankle pain. No trauma history.

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Female

Longitudinal split tear of the peroneus brevis tendon. The peroneus longus tendon has moved forward into the gap and contacts the fibular surface. Flat to convex retromalleolar groove. Signs of tenosynovitis of the common tendon sheath.

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Case information

rID: 18536
Published: 11th Jul 2012
Last edited: 19th Dec 2016
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