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

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
Published: 4th Dec 2014
Last edited: 18th Nov 2015
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