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Contracture of tendo achilles

Known as: Tight achilles tendon, Achilles tendon contractures, achilles contracture tendon 
A contracture of the Achilles tendon. [HPO:probinson]
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
CONTEXT Tendon disorders comprise 30% to 50% of all activity-related injuries; chronic degenerative tendon disorders… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
The Achilles tendon is the strongest tendon in the human body. Because most Achilles tendon injuries take place in sports and… Expand
Review
2005
Review
2005
BACKGROUND There is a lack of consensus regarding the best option for the treatment of acute Achilles tendon rupture. Treatment… Expand
Review
2002
Review
2002
Achilles tendinopathy is prevalent and potentially incapacitating in athletes involved in running sports. It is a degenerative… Expand
Review
2002
Review
2002
Achilles tendon disorders are among the more common maladies seen by sports medicine physicians. Understanding the anatomy and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Background—There is no disease specific, reliable, and valid clinical measure of Achilles tendinopathy. Objective—To develop and… Expand
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE To determine whether the human Achilles tendon has higher material properties than other tendons and to test for strain… Expand
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Fibromodulin is a member of a family of connective tissue glycoproteins/proteoglycans containing leucine-rich repeat motifs… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
This investigation tested the hypothesis that delivering mesenchymal stem cell‐seeded implants to a tendon gap model results in… Expand
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
We determined the incidence of a total Achilles tendon rupture in the city of Oulu and changes over the 16-year period 1979-1994… Expand