Tendons and Muscles

Part of the Learning Imaging book series (LEARN)


A 22-year-old male professional basketball player felt a sharp burning pain in the mid-calf, associated with a snapping sensation during training.


Soccer Player Medial Gastrocnemius Rectus Femoris Open Arrow Ischial Tuberosity 
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Further Reading


  1. Atlas of Imaging in Sports Medicine. 2nd ed.Anderson A, Read J (2007) Mc Graw/Hill, New YorkGoogle Scholar
  2. Diagnostic Imaging Orthopaedics. 1st ed. Stoller D, Tirman P, Bredella M, Beltran S, Branstetter R, Blease S (2008) Amirsys, Salt Lake CityGoogle Scholar
  3. Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. Stoller DW (2006) Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, PhiladelphiaGoogle Scholar
  4. Orthopaedic Pathology. 2nd ed. Vincent J, Vigorita MD (2007) Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, PhiladelphiaGoogle Scholar
  5. Patologia muscular en el deporte. Diagnostico, tratamiento y recuperación funcional. 1st ed. Ramón B (2004) Masson, Elsevier, ParisGoogle Scholar


  1. Wheeless’ Textbook of Orthopaedics
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Resonancia BilbaoBilbaoSpain
  2. 2.Radiology DepartmentClínica CemtroMadridSpain

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