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symptoms are limited to tenderness or slight swelling in that area. Cysts around the joint may also be symptomatic.
Peroneal nerve irritation just posterior to the fibular head may be evaluated using Tinel's test. Testing the anterior and lateral muscles by resisted dorsiflexion and eversion of the foot will stress the tibial-fibular joint and sometimes elicit symptoms, including pain and popping or shifting in that area. Plain radiographs, fluoroscopy, computed tomography scan, and MRI may be useful, but are frequently normal. A diagnostic/therapeutic injection of local anesthetic and corticosteroid can also be used. Treatment is generally conservative, but surgical stabilization has been described in recalcitrant cases, when instability of the joint is present.
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