High hamstring tendinopathy

Case contributed by Dr Prashant Gupta

Presentation

Deep buttock pain of chronic duration. The patient is a ballet dancer.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male
MRI

Oedema is noted around both hamstring tendons attachments as well as in right ischial tuberosity.

This correlated with patient's symptoms as the pain was more severe on right side.

Case Discussion

High hamstring tendinopathy is a group of disorders that includes overuse injuries of proximal hamstring tendon and its attachment to ischial tuberosities.

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Case information

rID: 17515
Case created: 21st Apr 2012
Last edited: 17th Jan 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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