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Acute rupture of the peroneal retinaculum

Eckert, WR; Davis, EA Jr

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The anatomy of the superior peroneal retinaculum at the ankle includes a sheath somewhat distinct from a fibrous lip extending from the periosteum of the fibula at the lateral aspect of the lip of the groove. In seventy-three cases of injury to the retinaculum, three grades of injury were recognized. Surgical repair was quite successful except in three cases.

Copyright © 1976 by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated
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