How to diagnose plantaris tendon involvement in midportion Achilles tendinopathy — clinical and imaging findings.
Lorenzo Masci, Christoph Spang Hans T. M. van Schie and Håkan Alfredson
US + CD directly, and clinical assessment indirectly, can detect a close by located plantaris tendon in a high proportion of patients with midportion Achilles tendinopathy. UTC could complement US + CD and clinical assessment by demonstrating disorganised focal medial Achilles tendon structure indicative of possible plantaris involvement.
2 years ago