Peritendinitis of the achilles tendon

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Patient Data

Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray


Modality: Ultrasound

Hypoechoic crescent is seen abutting posterior surface of distal achillis tendon. It shows vascularity.

Increased vascularity is noted in Kager's fat pad without increase in echogenesity.

Tendon itselt is intact without changes of tendinosis.

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Case Information

rID: 17988
Diagnostic certainty: Almost Certain
System: Musculoskeletal
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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