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Partial Achilles Tendon tear

Sutcliffe JBS - MedPix

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Affiliation: Brooke Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Partial Achilles Tendon tear

History: Left ankle/leg pain and weakness

Findings: Plain radiographs demonstrate thickening of the Achilles tendon, convex impression of Achilles tendon on the posterior margin of Kager's fat pad, and a lower limits normal Toygar's angle. MR findings demonstrates focal thickening of the Achilles tendon increased T2W signal within the tendon and overlying subcutaneous tissues

Ddx: Partial Achilles rupture Complete Achilles rupture

Dxhow: Imaging findings were confirmatory

Exam: Weakness on plantar flexion

No MeSH data available.


The Achilles tendon makes a convex impression on the posterior aspect of Kager's fat pad
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Partial Achilles Tendon tear

Sutcliffe JBS - MedPix

The Achilles tendon makes a convex impression on the posterior aspect of Kager's fat pad
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MPX1394_synpic22906: The Achilles tendon makes a convex impression on the posterior aspect of Kager's fat pad

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Brooke Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Partial Achilles Tendon tear

History: Left ankle/leg pain and weakness

Findings: Plain radiographs demonstrate thickening of the Achilles tendon, convex impression of Achilles tendon on the posterior margin of Kager's fat pad, and a lower limits normal Toygar's angle. MR findings demonstrates focal thickening of the Achilles tendon increased T2W signal within the tendon and overlying subcutaneous tissues

Ddx: Partial Achilles rupture Complete Achilles rupture

Dxhow: Imaging findings were confirmatory

Exam: Weakness on plantar flexion

No MeSH data available.