Tenosynovitis of tibialis posterior

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Chronic ankle pain for 1 yr. No trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 55 yrs
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

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

No tendon tear is noted.

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
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