Achilles tendon tear - type II
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Acute onset of pain in the distal rear right leg during a soccer game. The patient reports feeling like he has been shot, kicked, or cut in the back of the leg.
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Full-thickness tear of the Achilles tendon with tendinous gap <3 cm.
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Achilles tendon lesions have a typical clinical presentation and are easily and quickly assessed by ultrasound.