Ruptured achilles tendon

Case contributed by Dr Pir Abdul Ahad Aziz

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Trauma

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Increased soft tissue haze is seen in kager's fat pad with overlying soft tissue swelling. Speck of small calcification is also seen along the posterior aspect of the lower leg.

MRI

Complete tear of achilles tendon with retraction of its fibers is noted. There is thickening of achilles tendon with adjacent inflammatory changes

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Case information

rID: 52816
Published: 3rd Jun 2018
Last edited: 3rd Jun 2018
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