Spontaneous double tendon rupture of the ankle

by Alexander Newton DPM 1* , Jay KaufmanDPM 2 , Payel Ghosh DPM 3 , Zachary Ritter DPM 4 The Foot and Ankle Online Journal 10 (4): 3 We present an independent case study of a 54-year-old woman that underwent arthroscopic ankle synovectomy with an open Broström lateral ankle stabilization who eventually suffered a spontaneous tendon rupture of both the extensor digitorum longus (EDL) and extensor hallucis longus (EHL) during the post-operative period. Though the postoperative course was initially uneventful, the patient began experiencing pain and swelling about the ankle joint upon transition to full weight bearing three weeks following surgery , but prior to physical therapy implementation

by Alexander Newton DPM 1* , Jay KaufmanDPM 2 , Payel Ghosh DPM 3 , Zachary Ritter DPM 4 The Foot and Ankle Online Journal 10 (4): 3 We present an independent case study of a 54-year-old woman that underwent arthroscopic ankle synovectomy with an open Broström lateral ankle stabilization who eventually suffered a spontaneous tendon rupture of both the extensor digitorum longus (EDL) and extensor hallucis longus (EHL) during the post-operative period. Though the postoperative course was initially uneventful, the patient began experiencing pain and swelling about the ankle joint upon transition to full weight bearing three weeks following surgery , but prior to physical therapy implementation

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Spontaneous double tendon rupture of the ankle