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 years
Gender: Male
MRI

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

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

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Case information

rID: 13846
Published: 23rd May 2011
Last edited: 25th Jun 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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