Synovitis in chronically unstable ankles.

  title={Synovitis in chronically unstable ankles.},
  author={Elisabeth C Larsen and Antonio Aru},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica},
  volume={60 3},
Histopathologic synovial changes were studied prospectively in 69 patients with 75 ankles operated on for radiographically verified chronic lateral instability. The median duration of instability was 2(0.5-20) years. Before the operation, 73 ankles were painful. After a peroneus brevis tenodesis, all but 1 patient felt improved. Twenty-eight of 75 ankles… CONTINUE READING