Tenosynovitis of the flexor hallucis longus

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Intractable pain of the ankle and hindfoot.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

Extensive fluid collectiions in the FHL sheath from the muscle belly down to the crossing with the FDL tendon (knot of Henry) at the sole of the foot. There is also osteochondritis dissecans of the talus with loose bodies orĀ synovial osteochondromatosis of the ankle joint.

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Case information

rID: 17056
Published: 13th Mar 2012
Last edited: 10th Aug 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included