Calcaneal tuberosity avulsion fracture

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Fall on ground few hours back. Complaining of pain and swelling in posterior ankle region. Difficulty walking.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

There is a fracture of calcaneal tuberosity.

Maximum dimention of avulsed fragment is about 26 mm.

Defect is filled by haemorrhagic collection.

Achilles tendon is intact. It is attached to the avulsed fragment.

Case Discussion

Findings of calcaneal tuberosity avulsion fracture with normal achilles tendon.

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Case information

rID: 42683
Case created: 3rd Feb 2016
Last edited: 3rd Feb 2016
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