Calcaneal tuberosity avulsion fracture - ultrasound
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Large avulsion fracture is noted from calcaneal tuberosity with out 25 mm of retraction.
Defect site shows echoes - blood.
Achilles tendon is noted attached to tuberosity. Tendon itself is normal in echopattern without changes of tendinosis.
Plain radiograph ( not available, no copy right ) was diagnostic for calcaneal tuberosity avulsion fracture.
Ultrasound was requested to check achilles tendon pathology if any. Tendon was normal.