Tennis leg

Case contributed by Dr Abdulmajid Bawazeer


Pain in the calf region after intense day of running with progressing pain and swelling.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

Disrupted medial gastrocnemius musculotendinous junction associated with muscle swelling and edema. An hematoma deep to medial gastrocnemius muscle is also noted.

Case Discussion

Mechanism of injury will always relate to site and muscle group that got injured.
​Muscle edema, discontinuation of tendon and hematoma clarify the diagnosis. 

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Case information

rID: 80022
Published: 12th Aug 2020
Last edited: 12th Aug 2020
System: Trauma
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: The Islamic Hospital

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