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.
|Number of pages
|American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.)
|Published - Nov 1999
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- General Medicine