Achilles tendinosis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

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Pain - achilles region

Patient Data

Age: 60 yrs
Gender: Female
X-ray

Enthesophyte present. Thickening of soft tissue shadow of achillis tendon with calcification foci.

Ultrasound

Radiographic findings confirmed on ultrasound. Tendon hypervascularity present. Retrocalcaneal hypervascularity is noted without significant fluid.

Case Discussion

Features consistent of achilles tendinosis.

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Case information

rID: 17567
Case created: 26th Apr 2012
Last edited: 19th Dec 2015
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