Posterolateral Ankle Pain


A 52 year old patient with persistent posterolateral ankle pain after recurrent supination trauma. Normal ROM, stable ankle and tenderness over peroneal tendons. Tendoscopy shows a longitudinal length rupture of the peroneus brevis tendon (see video).

Picture 1: Picture showing the arthroscope is introduced through the distal portal looking into a proximal direction.

Picture 2: Picture showing a longitudinal rupture of the peroneal brevis tendon. The tendon has opened like book.

The procedure was converted to a mini open approach in which the tendon was repaired. Patient had an uneventful recovery.

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