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achilles tendon debridement - operative indications
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Achilles tendon debridement-fusiform

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Achilles tendon debridement-Achilles tendinosis

Achilles tendon debridement-Achilles tendinosis
The inflammed paratenon(3) is dissected off the Achilles tendon and removed. The underlying area of tendonosis(1) is very obvious. The tendon fibres are far less well defined and the tendon is swollen compared to normal(2).