Ankle impingement

J Orthop Surg Res. 2016 Sep 9;11(1):97. doi: 10.1186/s13018-016-0430-x.


Ankle impingement is a syndrome that encompasses a wide range of anterior and posterior joint pathology involving both osseous and soft tissue abnormalities. In this review, the etiology, pathoanatomy, diagnostic workup, and treatment options for both anterior and posterior ankle impingement syndromes are discussed.

Keywords: Ankle arthroscopy; Ankle impingement; Os trigonum.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Ankle Injuries / diagnostic imaging*
  • Ankle Injuries / surgery*
  • Ankle Joint / diagnostic imaging*
  • Ankle Joint / surgery*
  • Arthroscopy / methods
  • Arthroscopy / trends
  • Athletic Injuries / diagnostic imaging
  • Athletic Injuries / surgery
  • Humans