Tibialis posterior tenosynovitis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Chronic ankle pain for 1 year. No trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Hypoechoic soft tissue thickening is noted around the tibialis posterior tendon. Local hypervascularity is noted. No tendon tear is noted.

X-ray

Soft tissue swelling is noted along the medial aspect of the ankle.

Local new bone formation is noted along the tibial cortex.

Case Discussion

Tibialis posterior tenosynovitis diagnosed 6 months back using MRI.

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: 16th Oct 2019
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