Achilles Tendon Injury

Achilles Tendon Injury

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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.

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Primary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine

Specialist Medical ReviewerDavid Bardana, MD, FRCSC - Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

Current as ofNovember 14, 2014

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