Britney Else, T. Jeffery Emel, Thomas Kern, Lamont E. Cavanagh, Thomas W. Allen. Peroneus Longus Rupture at Its Origin Managed With Platelet Rich Plasma. J Am Osteopath Assoc 2015;115(10):622–624. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2015.123.
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Tears of the peroneus longus muscle are unusual, and typically involve the distal insertion at the musculotendon junction. Although tears of the mid-portion of the peroneus longus muscle/tendon complex have been reported, no reports of a tear at the origin of the peroneus muscle have been published, to the authors’ knowledge. Herein a case of proximal peroneus longus muscle tear and its subsequent management with platelet rich plasma is reported.
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