Plantaris tendon rupture

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Acute calf pain on "push off" at netball

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Female

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

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 16737
Published: 16th Feb 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.