Peroneal Tendon Subluxation

Peroneal tendon subluxation is a relatively uncommon condition in which the peroneal tendons slip out of the retromalleolar groove during tendon loading. It was first described in 1803 in a ballet dancer, but it is also commonly associated with other sports such as skiing, ice skating, soccer, basketball, rugby, and gymnastics, and with motor vehicle accidents. The superior peroneal retinaculum is the primary restraint to peroneal tendon subluxation. Tearing or stretching out of this retinaculum makes it an incompetent restraint to subluxation of ...

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