Spontaneous rupture of the Achilles tendon: pathology and management.

Abstract

Rupture of the Achilles tendon, one of the strongest tendons in the body, can cause significant long-term morbidity if diagnosis or treatment is delayed. This article discusses the current debate concerning the ideal management of these injuries, as well as their pathology and diagnosis.

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@article{Campbell1993SpontaneousRO, title={Spontaneous rupture of the Achilles tendon: pathology and management.}, author={Penelope Campbell and Jill Lawton}, journal={British journal of hospital medicine}, year={1993}, volume={50 6}, pages={321-5} }