Case ReportPosterior Tibial Tendon Tear After 4-Cortex Syndesmotic Screw Fixation A Case Report and Literature ReviewKwon, John Y. MD*; Campbell, John T. MD†; Myerson, Mark S. MD† Author Information *Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA †Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy, Baltimore, MD. Reprints: John Y. Kwon, MD, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114 (e-mail: [email protected]). No disclosures or acknowledgments to announce. Accepted April 1, 2011 Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 26(6):p e66-e69, June 2012. | DOI: 10.1097/BOT.0b013e31821e127f Buy Metrics Abstract Summary: We describe a previously unreported problem of a patient who underwent errant 4-cortex syndesmotic screw fixation with resultant posterior tibial tendon tear necessitating removal of hardware and repair of a tendon tear. © 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.