Rupture of the peroneus longus tendon in a military athlete.

G. Ross, K. J. Regan, E. R. McDevitt, J. Wilckens

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A 38-year-old active-duty Marine Corps officer with a history of ankle instability presented to the orthopedic clinic complaining of left lateral ankle and leg pain. A diagnosis of rupture of the tendon of the peroneus longus was made. This is an unusual diagnosis in an active Marine Corps officer. Surgical treatment markedly improved his symptoms.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)657-658
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.)
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1999
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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