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Plantaris Tendon Tear

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Affiliation: Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Plantaris Tendon Tear

History: 42 year old radiologist complains of sudden onset pain after experiencing a popping sensation in the right calf while playing tennis.

Findings: Figure 1 Axial T1 image shows curvilinear isointense signal between the medial head of the gastrocnemius and the soleus. Figure 2 Axial T2 Fat Suppressed image shows the high intensity signal between the medial head of the gastrocnemius and the soleus as well as edema within the medial head of gastrocnemius muscle. Figure 3 Coronal T2 image at a level between the gastrocnemius and the soleus muscles again shows the extent of this fluid collection between the two muscles.

Ddx: Plantaris Tendon Tear

Dxhow: MRI

Exam: Tenderness to palpation and fullness in the right calf. Normal neurological and motor examination of the bilateral lower extremities.

No MeSH data available.


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Plantaris Tendon Tear

Reed CMR - MedPix

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View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Plantaris Tendon Tear

History: 42 year old radiologist complains of sudden onset pain after experiencing a popping sensation in the right calf while playing tennis.

Findings: Figure 1 Axial T1 image shows curvilinear isointense signal between the medial head of the gastrocnemius and the soleus. Figure 2 Axial T2 Fat Suppressed image shows the high intensity signal between the medial head of the gastrocnemius and the soleus as well as edema within the medial head of gastrocnemius muscle. Figure 3 Coronal T2 image at a level between the gastrocnemius and the soleus muscles again shows the extent of this fluid collection between the two muscles.

Ddx: Plantaris Tendon Tear

Dxhow: MRI

Exam: Tenderness to palpation and fullness in the right calf. Normal neurological and motor examination of the bilateral lower extremities.

No MeSH data available.