Tendon injuries of the foot and ankle

Clin Sports Med. 1992 Oct;11(4):727-39.


Tendon injuries are often caused by direct trauma or overuse. Pathology may consist of inflammatory lesions external to the tendon sheath or inflammation of either the peritenon, sheath, or tendon. This article reviews the diagnosis and treatment of injuries to the peroneal, peroneus brevis, peroneus longus, anterior tibial, flexor hallucis longus, and posterior tibial tendons.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Ankle Injuries* / diagnosis
  • Ankle Injuries* / pathology
  • Ankle Injuries* / surgery
  • Foot / pathology
  • Foot / surgery
  • Foot Injuries*
  • Humans
  • Rupture
  • Tendon Injuries* / diagnosis
  • Tendon Injuries* / pathology
  • Tendon Injuries* / surgery