Pulmonary embolism associated with spontaneous bilateral Achilles tendon rupture.

@article{Ramrez2007PulmonaryEA,
  title={Pulmonary embolism associated with spontaneous bilateral Achilles tendon rupture.},
  author={Miguel A Ram{\'i}rez and Lars C Richardson},
  journal={The Journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons},
  year={2007},
  volume={46 4},
  pages={283-7}
}
Bilateral Achillies tendon ruptures are a rare occurrence that usually occur in patients with chronic systemic disease. Many cases are also associated with corticosteroid or fluoroquinolone use. Nonoperative treatment is generally indicated in this patient population, as the patients are often considered poor surgical candidates. Nonoperative immobilization… CONTINUE READING