Ultrasonographic Examination of the Achilles Tendon inRheumatology
J. Gatterová; K. Jarošová
Revmatologický ústav, Praha
Čes. Revmatol., , 2001, No. 2, p. 85-87.
The Achilles tendon is relatively frequently affected in different rheumatic diseases. The authorspresent a review of possible ultrasonographic findings in the diagnosis of acute and chronictendinitis. The pitfall in the evaluation of chronic tendinitis is the differentiation of degenerativechanges and minor ruptures. A frequent associated finding is also affection of both bursae.
arthrosonography, Achilles tendon, seronegative spondylarthritis
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