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Inhomgeneous thickened achilles tendon on both sides with xanthomas in a patient with hypercholesterolemia that could be mistaken for tendinosis. Right achilles tendon

Clinical information

Painless swelling of the achilles tendon on both sides

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Inhomgeneous thickened achilles tendon on both sides with xanthomas in a patient with hypercholesterolemia that could be mistaken for tendinosis. Right achilles tendon

Inhomgeneous thickened achilles tendon on both sides with xanthomas in a patient with hypercholesterolemia. Left achilles tendon

Details

  • Sex: Female
  • Age: 39
  • Body part: Ankle. Achilles tendon

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System