Achilles tendon rupture
55 years old with ankle pain.
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- Complete tear of the Achilles tendon at the insertion site with retraction of the cut edge for about 3 cm above its calcaneal insertion. The tendinous gap is measuring about 2.8 cm. The distal part of the superior torn portion appears thickened and swollen with abnormal intra-substance increased signal in all pulse sequences.
- Edematous fat planes anterior to the distal portion of the tendon
- Mild ankle joint effusion is noted.
Achilles tendon rupture.