Tag Achilles tendon rupture
Simmonds-Thompson Test 340

Simmonds-Thompson Test

Simmonds-Thompson Test for evaluating achilles tendon rupture. Also known as the Simmonds Test (F.A. Simmonds) or Thompson Test (T. Campbell Thompson)

Franklin Adin Simmonds

Franklin Adin 'Sam' Simmonds (1910–1983) British orthopaedic surgeon. Simmonds-Thompson Test for Achilles tendon rupture with TC Thompson (1902-1986)
Ultrasound cases top 100 340

Ultrasound Case 084

Presentation A 23 year old man presents with presumed Achilles rupture. It’s an odd age to rupture one’s Achilles tendon and he hasn’t been on fluoroquinolones so you take a look. He described a few weeks of heel pain –…

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Ultrasound Case 036

A 45 year old man falls off his son's skateboard. He describes a sudden pain in the back of his calf and now has some swelling and clinically you suspect Achilles tendon rupture.