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Abstracts for Considerations in the Management of Trauma, Free Paper Session 2, Wednesday 16 September 15.45–16.30, Pippard Lecture Theatre
The neutral injured ankle: is the Achilles tendon intact?
  1. P. D. Kiely,
  2. J. F. Baker,
  3. D. Lim Fat,
  4. A. Perera,
  5. G. Colgan,
  6. N. Awan
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    Introduction

    Achilles tendon (TA) ruptures are one of the most common tendon injuries. However, up to 25% of ruptures may be missed on initial presentation. The diagnosis is a clinical one, while a radiological investigation can be used in equivocal cases. We aimed to establish whether or not plain lateral radiographs of …

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