Peritendinitis of the achilles tendon

Case contributed by Maulik S Patel

Patient Data

Gender: Male



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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