The pes anserinus (“goosefoot”) is the combined insertion of the sartorius, gracilis, and semitendinosus (SGT) tendons on the anteromedial tibia.
The pes anserine muscles help flex th...
Medial knee pain is the most common complaint.
Pain is located 4 to 6 cm distal to the medial joint line on the anteromedial aspect of the tibia.
Pain exacerbated by knee flexion:
Relative rest and activity modification to avoid offending movements (especially knee flexion)
Ice to the aff...
Alvarez-Nemegyei J. Risk factors for pes anserinus tendinitis/bursitis syndrome: a case control study. J Clin Rheumatol. 2007;13(2):63–65. [View Abstract on OvidMedline]
M70.50 Other bursitis of knee, unspecified knee
M70.51 Other bursitis of knee, right knee
M70.52 Other bursitis of knee, left knee
Consider pes anserine syndrome in patients presenting with medial knee pain.
Pes anserine syndrome is relatively common in athletes and in older, obese patients with OA.
Tenderness over ...
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