Not Just Another Ankle Sprain - Page #3

Other Studies:
Left ankle x-ray:Case Photo #1 No definite fracture. Findings suggesting ankle joint effusion and/or synovitis. Lateral soft tissue swelling is present.
Left ankle MRI:Case Photo #2, Case Photo #3, Case Photo #4, Case Photo #5 Tear of the superior peroneal retinaculum with dislocation of the peroneus longus anterior to the fibula. Thickening and intermediate signal within the peroneus longus tendon at the level of the lateral malleolus, without full thickness tendon tear. Longitudinal split tear of the peroneus brevis at the level of the malleolus. Incidentally noted prominent accessory muscle, the peroneus quartus which appears to insert on the lateral aspect of the calcaneus.

Click here to continue. Challenge yourself by writing down a revised, working diagnosis before moving to the next slide.

NOTE: For more information, please contact the AMSSM, 11639 Earnshaw, Overland Park, KS 66210, (913) 327-1415.

© The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
4000 W. 114th Street, Suite 100
Leawood, KS 66211
Phone: 913.327.1415

Website created by the computer geek