Partial Achilles tendon tear

Case contributed by Roberto Schubert


Sudden heel pain and audible snap during a soccer match.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


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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