The symptomatic right Achilles tendon shows loss of continuity at its insertion site. There is full thickness and full width defect in the tendon. The defect measures about 14 mm and is filled with hemorrhagic fluid. The retracted tendon shows thickening and presence of an avulsed enthesophyte.
The asymptomatic left Achilles tendon shows continuity. There is normal tendon echo pattern with presence of an enthesophyte. There is no tendon thickening.