Posterior ankle impingement syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Abdallah Khateeb

Presentation

A young patient presented for the evaluation of chronic mechanical ankle pain. Previously he was suspected to have talus bone fracture.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years old
Gender: Male
MRI

Ankle joint MRI.

The study shows fluid intensity posterior to the talus bone with an os trigonum. There is no bone edema. The posterior tibial tendon appears unremarkable.

Case Discussion

Os trigonum is a known predisposing factor for the development of chronic mechanical ankle pain. 

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Case information

rID: 39985
Case created: 30th Sep 2015
Last edited: 10th Aug 2016
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