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2022 Feb 26

J Med Case Rep



Avascular necrosis of the talus causing meniscoid lesions in the ankle joint: a case report.


Hamoudi C, Doljencu A, Illes T
J Med Case Rep. 2022 Feb 26; 16(1):83.
PMID: 35216628.


Meniscoid lesions have been reported in patients with chronic ankle injuries, especially in soccer athletes, and such lesions cause soft-tissue impingement and pain. To our knowledge, we are the first to report a meniscoid lesion in the ankle joint presenting as a long-term sequela of avascular necrosis of the talus that developed in childhood.