os peroneum


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os peroneum

A bone occasionally found in the tendon of the peroneus longus muscle.
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In order to understand a rare case of subcutaneous peroneus longus tendon rupture associated with os peroneum fracture, three dimensional computed tomographic scan was useful.
The patient was treated with excision of fractured os peroneum and tenodesis of the proximal stump of the ruptured peroneus longus tendon to the lateral aspect of the calcaneus.
2007) Bilateral peroneus longus tendon rupture through a bipartite os peroneum.