Achilles tendiopathy

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Posterior ankle pain . Referred for evaluation of achilles tendon.


There is diffuse thickening of the Achilles tendon soft tissue shadow. The pre-Achilles fat pad is normal. There is no bony abnormality.


There is diffuse thickening of Achilles tendon. Anterior surface of tendon show convexity anteriorly. There is no tendon tear / calcification.

There  is no peritendon fluid.

The pre-Achilles fat pad is normal.

Case Discussion

Findings favour Achilles tendinopathy without tendon tear.

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Case information

rID: 12705
Case created: 2nd Jan 2011
Last edited: 1st Sep 2015
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