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Traumatic dislocation of the tibialis tendon occurred from minor ankle sprains in a 37-year-old male and a 53-year-old female. Both complained of local pain at the medial malleolus, and both walked with a limp. The diagnosis was suspected by clinical examination, in one case with 2 months' delay, and verified by ultrasound, computed tomography, and magnetic(More)
Cases of longstanding (median, 60 months) tarsal tunnel syndrome were decompressed surgically in 14 female and four male patients. Patients reported intermittent dysesthesia, paresthesia, or anesthesia at the medial plantar aspect of the foot. Symptoms were aggravated by physical activities. Previous trauma was noted in four patients. Tinel's sign was(More)
Ultrasound-guided percutaneous core biopsy technique was studied in 15 consecutive patients with chronic Achilles tendon disorder defined as persisting local pain during daily activities, localized pain and swelling on palpation 2-5 cm proximal to the calcaneal insertion. Ultrasound verified widening of the tendon and low echogenous areas at the site of(More)
Two patients with spontaneous medial plantar fascia rupture due to a definite injury with no prior symptoms, were referred to our institution. Clinically, there was a tender lump in the sole, and magnetic resonance imaging confirmed the diagnosis. Nonoperative treatment was sufficient in curing the acute total rupture. Endoscopic release was used on the(More)
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