A 37-year-old female asked:
My foot and ankle specialist has told me i have a torn peroneal brevis but the mri that i recently had doesn't show it. lots of pain. what can i do?
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Dr. Edward Hellmananswered
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
Second opinion : If you have a concern, I would not hesitate to get a second opinion. It is also important to understand that an MRI is not 100 percent in detecting a tear in the peroneus brevis tendon, and so your doctor might still be right. Discuss it with him.
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