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Achilles Tendon Enthesopathy
Can enthesopathy (on bone scan) at the achilles' tendon insertion; indicate both an old allusion injury and "new" rejury in the same spot.
Yes and no: Bone scintigraphy is a very sensitive way to detect this type of enthesopathy. However, the lesion can be seen for several months and sometimes many years after the initial inflammation. It depends on several factors such as repeated trauma or overuse of the lower limbs. The intensity of radiotracer uptake may also vary. If it is mild, it is likely to be an "old" injury. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain: A full achille's tendon tear causes severe pain in the back of your leg, difficulty walking on the affected leg and possibly a "snapping" sound at the time of injury. A partial tear will cause pain and weakness in the affected leg. You need to see a doctor for further evaluation and treatment if you have these symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Often clinical dx: The signs of this are often fairly typical and a physician is usually able to tell with a simple examination; both palpation of the tendon and a test call the thompson test are easy techniques. A surgeon may order an MRI for preoperative planning if needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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