Peroneus quartus muscle

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Lateral ankle pain. No history of trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Female

There is a third myotendinous structure within the peroneus tendon sheath postero-medial to the longus and brevis tendons, that can be followed down to the retrotrochlear eminence of the calcaneus.

Case Discussion

Typical position of the peroneus quartus accessory muscle.

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Case information

rID: 18662
Published: 17th Jul 2012
Last edited: 5th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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