Partial Achilles tendon tear

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Sudden heel pain and audible snap during a soccer match.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

Case Discussion

Thickening and diffuse T1 hyperintensity of the Achilles tendon 4.5 cm proximal to the tuber calcanei. Circumscript posterolateral T2-hyperintense partial tear.

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Case Information

rID: 13846
Case created: 23rd May 2011
Last edited: 12th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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