Journal of Korean Foot and Ankle Society

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Fig. 3. (A) A 39-year-old male patient visited clinic with an open wound and pus discharge that lasted six months after the open repair of Achilles tendon. (B) The enhanced T2-weighted sagittal magnetic resonance image showed infectious tissue accompanied by abscess but continuity of Achilles tendons was maintained. (C) The infectious tissue of tendon was extensively debrided and simple skin suture was performed after elliptic resection of sinus tract. Stiches were removed at 3 weeks after the surgery. The patient started normal gait at postoperative 10 weeks and returned to previous sports activity at postoperative 6 months.
J Korean Foot Ankle Soc 2021;25:89-94
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