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  • Avulsion of tendo calcaneus with fracture of calcaneus is common with fall from height landing in the standing position.
  • Accompanied by thoracolumbar injuries
  • Fractures avoid the subtalar joint.
  • May be missed
  • Tears the tendo calcaneus at its insertion on the dorsum of calcaneus.
  • May be aggravated by chronic corticosteroid use.
 
 

 

Avulsion of tendo calcaneus and fracture

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