Achilles tendon partial tear

Case contributed by Dr Ashutosh Gandhi

Presentation

C/o pain tenderness and swelling at ankle joint. No history of trauma

Patient Data

Age: 44 years
Gender: Female
MRI

There is thickening of the lower portion of Tendo Achilles with intrasubstance altered signals. Significant retrocalcaneal bursal effusion. Marrow edema at insertion site of calcaneum. Subcutaneous edema at posterolateral aspect of the ankle joint. Minimal tenosynovitis of peroneal tendons.

Case Discussion

Features consistent of partial tear of achilles tendon.

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Case information

rID: 19699
Case created: 5th Oct 2012
Last edited: 7th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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