Peroneal Tendinopathy

  • Francesco Oliva
  • Amol Saxena
  • Nicholas Antonio Ferran
  • Nicola Maffulli


Peroneal tendons dislocation is an uncommon sports-related injury. The first case was described by Monteggia in 1803 in a ballet dancer.1 The injury is frequently associated with sports with cutting maneuvers such as judo, gymnastics, soccer, rugby, basketball, ice skating, skiing, water skiing, and mountaineering.2 No specific age range is associated with the condition, but it clearly appears from the reported series that there is a relationship between dislocation of peroneal tendons and sport active people and road accidents.


Lateral Malleolus Peroneal Tendon Distal Fibula Calcaneofibular Ligament Peroneus Brevis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francesco Oliva
    • 1
  • Amol Saxena
    • 2
  • Nicholas Antonio Ferran
    • 3
  • Nicola Maffulli
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic SurgeryUniversity of Rome “Tor Vergata”RomeItaly
  2. 2.Department of Sports MedicinePAFMG-Palo Alto DivisionPalo AltoUSA
  3. 3.Department of Trauma and OrthopaedicsLincoln County HospitalLincolnUK
  4. 4.Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine, Mile End HospitalQueen Mary University of LondonLondonUK

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