Dislocation of the posterior tibial tendon.

  title={Dislocation of the posterior tibial tendon.},
  author={T J Ouzounian and Mark S. Myerson},
  journal={Foot & ankle},
  volume={13 4},
We have treated seven patients with dislocation or recurrent subluxation of the posterior tibial tendon. The diagnosis of dislocation was made based on the patient's symptoms, physical examination, and magnetic resonance scanning. All patients were treated with surgical repair, which was modified according to the operative findings. The operative findings included tenosynovitis, a shallow or incompetent flexor groove, and tearing or absence of the flexor retinaculum. At an average of 28 months… CONTINUE READING