Talar ridge exostosis with tenosynovitis of the long extensors of the foot

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Soccer player with pain on dorsiflexion of the foot and a known "talar beak" Surgery planning.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

Bony outgrowth at the lateral dorsal talar neck projecting distally (also known as talar beak). Fluid collections in the tendon sheaths of the EDL above and beneath the retinaculum and the EHL beneath the retinaculum (seen on the sagittal soft-tissue window MPRs). Osteoarthritis of the ankle joint with an osteochondral defect at the central trochlea.

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Case information

rID: 17015
Published: 9th Mar 2012
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included