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Multiple ruptures of the tendo Achillis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1469216     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An abundance of literature has been published regarding rupture of the tendo Achillis. Certain studies review various options for management, while others focus on the mechanisms and pathogenesis of injury. There are, however, significant differences in the outcomes of these studies. This article reviews the basic anatomy of the tendo Achillis, as well as the various parameters relating to the spontaneous rupture of this tendon. A case study of a recurrent tendo Achillis rupture is also presented, to illustrate principles of management of recurrent ruptures.
K T Mahan; S R Carter
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of foot surgery     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0449-2544     ISO Abbreviation:  J Foot Surg     Publication Date:    1992 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-01-28     Completed Date:  1993-01-28     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0132575     Medline TA:  J Foot Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  548-59     Citation Subset:  IM    
Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia.
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MeSH Terms
Achilles Tendon / injuries*,  pathology,  surgery
Wounds and Injuries / diagnosis,  surgery

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