Tenosynovitis of tibialis posterior

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Chronic ankle pain for 1 yr. No trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 55 yrs
Gender: Female
Modality: Ultrasound

Hypoechoic soft tissue thickening is noted around tibialis posterior tendon.  Local hypervascularity is noted. 

No tendon tear is noted.

Modality: X-ray

Soft tissue swelling is noted along medial aspect of ankle.

Local New bone formation is noted along tibial cortex.

Case Discussion

Tibialis posterior tenosynovitis diagnosed 6 months back using MR.

Pathology is still present.

Additionally, there is new bone formation from tibia due to chronic irritation. No osteomyelitis.


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Case Information

rID: 10657
Case created: 1st Sep 2010
Last edited: 18th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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