A 53-year-old female asked:
can x-ray show an ankle tendon strain? doc said i must go for an mri. is he right?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Paxton Daniel answered
38 years experience Radiology
The effect: Xrays can show joint widening or pulled off bone fractures (avultions) as the result of tendon injury. The tendons themselves are better evaluated with ultrasound or mri.
Answered on Mar 22, 2013
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