Tendoachilles pyomyositis

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Increasing pain around the right heel with raised inflammatory markers.

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Gender: Female
Modality: Ultrasound

There left tendoachilles is large and contains an echo-poor collection.

Modality: MRI

There is a lot of inflammatory change around the distal tendoachilles with contrast-enhancing fluid collection in the tendon and the adjacent muscle.

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Case Information

rID: 24054
Case created: 26th Jul 2013
Last edited: 27th Feb 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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