High hamstring tendinopathy
Deep buttock pain of chronic duration. The patient is a ballet dancer.
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Edema 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.
High hamstring tendinopathy is a group of disorders that includes overuse injuries of proximal hamstring tendon and its attachment to ischial tuberosities.
- Clinical Perspective: High Hamstring Tendinopathy: MRI and Ultrasound Imaging and Therapeutic Efficacy of Percutaneous Corticosteroid Injection Maurice H. Zissen, Grant Wallace, Kathryn J. Stevens, Michael Fredericson, and Christopher F. BeaulieuAJR October 2010 195:993-998; doi:10.2214/AJR.09.3674