Achilles tendon tear

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Annotated image
Plantaris tendon (blue arrow)

Case Discussion

Sagittal image demonstrating an Achilles tendon tear, atypically located just above its insertion rather than at the critical zone. Plantaris (arrow on axial T1WI image) remains intact, as is often the case when it is present.

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Case information

rID: 2572
Case created: 7th May 2008
Last edited: 3rd Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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