Plantaris tendon rupture

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

Presentation

Acute calf pain on "push off" at netball

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Female
MRI

Markers placed on the site of the patient's pain.

Typical finding of discontinuity and surrounding soft tissue swelling in a tendon on the medial aspect of the Achilles

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Case information

rID: 16737
Case created: 16th Feb 2012
Last edited: 6th Jan 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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