Peritendinitis of the achilles tendon

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Patient Data:

Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

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Modality: Ultrasound

Hypoechoic crescent is seen abutting posterior surface of distal achillis tendon. It shows vascularity.

Increased vascularity is noted in Kager's fat pad without increase in echogenesity.

Tendon itselt is intact without changes of tendinosis.

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