Full thickness ruptures

Full thickness achilles tendon rupture and intact plantaris tendon in an achilles tendon with tendinosis and microruptures

Clinical information

Painful swelling and function loss after minor trauma

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Full thickness achilles tendon rupture and intact plantaris tendon in an achilles tendon with tendinosis and microruptures

Longitudinal
Longitudinal
Transverse
Transverse
Intact plantaris tendon
Intact plantaris tendon

Extended field of view

Increased vascularity in the tendon but not in the hematoma in the defect

The distal tendon is inhomogeneous with microruptures

Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 58
  • Body part: Achilles tendon

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System