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Achilles Tendon Injury

Achilles Tendon Injury


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Normal Achilles tendon and torn Achilles tendon

Courtesy of Intermountain Medical Imaging, Boise, Idaho.

Figure 1 shows magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of a normal heel and Achilles tendon. Figure 2 shows a torn Achilles tendon with fluid collected at the site of the tear.

Current as of: June 26, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
David Bardana, MD, FRCSC - Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine