Peritendinitis of the achilles tendon

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Patient Data

Gender: Male

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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
Case created: 30th May 2012
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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