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2019 Oct 18

World J Orthop



Posterior ankle impingement-an underdiagnosed cause of ankle pain in pediatric patients.


Kushare I, Kastan K, Allahabadi S
World J Orthop. 2019 Oct 18; 10(10):364-370.
PMID: 31750084.


Posterior ankle impingement syndrome (PAIS) is a cause of ankle pain due to pinching of bony or soft tissue structures in the hindfoot. The diagnosis is primarily made based on detailed history and accurate clinical examination. The delay in its diagnosis has not yet been described in the pediatric and adolescent population.