Acute rupture of achilles tendon in a 7-year-old girl.


Ruptures of Achilles tendon are a relatively common injury. Ruptures typically occur after the age of 30 years, and are more frequent in people of middle age or older. In children, rupture of the tendon is usually due to avulsion of the tendon from the calcaneus but not within the tendon itself. We describe a 7-year-old girl successfully treated… (More)


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