Achilles tendinosis

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


Painful swelling. Past history of trauma to the left ankle a few years ago.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

Left ankle

The MRI sequences demonstrate a fusiform enlargement of the mid-portion of the Achilles tendon with intratendinous areas of a heterogeneous signal on PD fat sat sequences. No other tendinous lesion is seen.

Case Discussion

MRI features of tendinosis of the Achilles tendon.


Additional contributor: MM. Makhloufi, Orthopedic surgeon CHU Batna, Algeria

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Case information

rID: 67770
Published: 24th Apr 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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