Peroneus longus tendon tears: acute and chronic.

  title={Peroneus longus tendon tears: acute and chronic.},
  author={Giacomo J Sammarco},
  journal={Foot & ankle international},
  volume={16 5},
Tear of the peroneus longus tendon can be difficult to diagnose and treat. Fourteen cases of clinically proven tears are reported. Patients ranged in age from 31 to 63 years. There were 10 men and four women. The onset of symptoms was acute in eight cases. Chronic onset with slowly increasing pain occurred in six cases. Despite acute onset of symptoms, only one patient was diagnosed within 2 weeks of his injury. The others had symptom duration ranging from 7 to 48 months. Twelve tears were… CONTINUE READING

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