Achilles tendon tear with proximal retraction

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Sudden heel pain with audible snap 3 weeks earlier. PH of Achillodynia.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Female

Signal alterations of the entire distal stump with hemorrhage. Large effusion in the paratenon. The proximal stump has been retracted towards the muscle belly. Plantaris tendon remained intact.

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Case information

rID: 19096
Published: 6th Aug 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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