Achilles tendon complete tear

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

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Ankle injury with sharp object

Patient Data

Age: 50 years old
Gender: Male
MRI

The achilles tendon is torn with overlap of its edges, hematoma, fluid and tissues filling the gap in between. Mild ankle joint effusion.

Diagnosis: Achilles tendon tear (Type II)

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Case information

rID: 22834
Case created: 27th Apr 2013
Last edited: 5th Dec 2015
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