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Tibialis posterior tendon dysfunction

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Complaining of medial ankle pain and swelling after walking.

Patient Data

Age: 55-60 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Weight-bearing

Planter facing talus.

Reduced calcaneal inclination angle.

Ultrasound

Few hypoechoic areas in the tendon which show vascularity - tendinosis.

Peritendon fluid with hypervascularity - tenosynovitis.

No split / complete tear.

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Case information

rID: 19769
Published: 11th Oct 2012
Last edited: 13th Oct 2019
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