Surgical repair of a tibialis anterior tendon rupture : a case report


Tibialis anterior tendon ; rupture ; surgical technique

Published online: Apr 16 2021

Adonis Safar, Olivier Bath, Jacques Hernigou, Eric Moest, Renaud Maes, Antoine Callewier

From the CHEpiCURA Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, CHEpiCURA, Hainaut, Belgium.


A 61-year-old man who stretched in the morning presented a rupture of the tibialis anterior tendon treated by extensor hallucis longus transfer. Rupture of the tibialis anterior tendon is rare. Surgical treat- ment seems to be more efficient in improving the function.