Ossification of the Achilles tendon

Case contributed by Dr M Venkatesh


Patient presented with complaints of pain in the left foot since 10years .

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Male

Plain radiograph of lateral view of both ankles and feet shows ossified structure seen arising from the posterior aspect of left calcaneum . Few calcified opacities are noted in the achilles tendon of right leg . These features represent ossification of achilles tendon bilaterally . Bony spur is also noted along posterior aspect of right calcaneum .

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Case information

rID: 26282
Case created: 11th Dec 2013
Last edited: 25th Apr 2016
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