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Zoest van WJ, Janssen RPA, Tseng CM
Br J Sports Med 2007;41(11):849-50
Objective: Ankle sprain is the most frequently occurring acute injury in tennis, accounting for 20–25% of all injuries. In the current paper, we assess the cause of ankle sprain and suggest possibilities to be considered during diagnosis.
Methods: We assessed a professional tennis player with a partial tear of the long peroneal tendon after an ankle sprain by physical exam, X-ray and MRI.
Results: Conservative treatment by means of soft cast and propriocepsis training led to full recovery.
Conclusion: Peroneal tendon disorders must be part of the differential diagnosis after ankle sprain in the professional athlete