Achilles tendon tear

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

Presentation

Ankle pain and swelling after moderate activity.

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Female
Modality: MRI

The patient had rheumatoid arthritis

Disruption of Achilles tendon with haemorrhage and oedema filling a 4.5 cm gap between the torn edges. Kager's triangle is obliterated.

Case Discussion

Diagnosis: Type III Achilles tendon tear.

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Case Information

rID: 22689
Case created: 16th Apr 2013
Last edited: 22nd Jan 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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