Scintigraphic findings in peroneal tendonitis: A case report

Partha Sinha, Andrew Kim, Hillary Umans, Leonard M. Freeman

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A case report of radionuclide bone scan findings in a patient with peroneus brevis tendonitis is presented. Peroneal tendonopathy is a common cause of lateral ankle pain. Although magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings have been described in the literature, we know of no other detailed report of three-phase bone scan findings, which we believe can provide an alternate means to diagnose this condition. The positive findings consist of a curvilinear band of increased activity that corresponded to the anatomic position of the peroneus brevis tendon and was detected only on the first two phases of the study.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)17-19
Number of pages3
JournalClinical nuclear medicine
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000


  • Bone Scan
  • Peroneal Tendonitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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