Apexitis / jumpers knee

Bilateral patellar tendon pathology with a longitudinal fissure with fluid and a distal insertion tendinopathy on the right side and an apexitis on the left side

Clinical information

Pain in the left and right patellar tendon

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Bilateral patellar tendon pathology with a longitudinal fissure with fluid and a distal insertion tendinopathy on the right side and an apexitis on the left side

Longitudinal fissure with fluid in the right patellar tendon longitudinal
Longitudinal fissure with fluid in the right patellar tendon longitudinal
Longitudinal fissure with fluid in the right patellar tendon longitudinal
Longitudinal fissure with fluid in the right patellar tendon longitudinal
Longitudinal fissure with fluid in the right patellar tendon longitudinal
Longitudinal fissure with fluid in the right patellar tendon longitudinal
Longitudinal fissure and an area of tendinosis in the right patellar tendon longitudinal
Longitudinal fissure and an area of tendinosis in the right patellar tendon longitudinal

Bilateral patellar tendon pathology with a longitudinal fissure with fluid and a distal insertion tendinopathy on the right side and an apexitis on the left side

Distal insertion tendinopathy on the right side longitudinal
Distal insertion tendinopathy on the right side longitudinal
Distal insertion tendinopathy on the right side longitudinal
Distal insertion tendinopathy on the right side longitudinal
Distal insertion tendinopathy on the right side transverse
Distal insertion tendinopathy on the right side transverse

Bilateral patellar tendon pathology with a longitudinal fissure with fluid and a distal insertion tendinopathy on the right side and an apexitis on the left side

Right patellar tendon extended field of view
Right patellar tendon extended field of view

Bilateral patellar tendon pathology with a longitudinal fissure with fluid and a distal insertion tendinopathy on the right side and an apexitis on the left side

Normal quadriceps tendon longitudinal
Normal quadriceps tendon longitudinal
Apexitis in the left patellar tendon longitudinal
Apexitis in the left patellar tendon longitudinal
Apexitis in the left patellar tendon transverse
Apexitis in the left patellar tendon transverse

Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 18
  • Body part: Patellar tendon

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System