Ankle sinus

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

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35 / F. P/H/O achillis tendon repair - 4 yrs back. 2nd surgery for local sinus 1 yr back. C/O recurrent discharge from posterior aspect of ankle - achillis tendon region.

Ultrasound

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Case Discussion

Tract is visualized from sinus opening.

Tract leads to elliptical heterogenous echopattern region superficial to achilles tendon. Curvilinear surgical suture is noted within this lesion.

Tendon appears intact.

Surgery - Suture material was removed.

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Case information

rID: 12913
Case created: 2nd Feb 2011
Last edited: 19th Dec 2015
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