El tendón de Aquiles conecta el músculo de la pantorrilla con el hueso del talón. En una ruptura del tendón de Aquiles, el tendón está completamente desgarrado.
Davide Bardana MD FRCSC
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Normal knee joint Inside a normal knee joint, thick cushioning (cartilage) covers and protects the ends of your bones. This is called hyaline cartilage. Another type of cartilage, called meniscal cartilage or meniscus, acts like a shock absorber between the bones and keeps the knee joint stable by spreading out the load…