Case Reports and Series| Volume 58, ISSUE 4, P644-646, July 2019

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Minimally Invasive Tendon Release for Symptomatic Accessory Soleus Muscle in an Athlete: A Case Report

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      The accessory soleus muscle can pose a diagnostic dilemma for exertional ankle pain, especially in athletes. Once diagnosed, the current treatment options require an extensile approach and can be associated with substantial risk and a slow recovery. We describe a minimally invasive, safe method that has proved successful in our practice.

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