Discussion in 'Spot Diagnosis' started by J.P.C. Peper, Aug 7, 2012.
What's your diagnosis?
The cause is iatrogenic.
I'll post the correct answer in a few days!
Achilles' tendon rupture
Yes,Achille's tendon rupture
Its rupture of Achilles tendon.
Achilles tendon rupture (it could be due to quinolone use too)
achilles tendon rupture
Achilles tendon rupture due to quinolone use (levofloxacin, in this case).
You might not expect this, but some antibiotics can cause this complication. There's a higher chance of rupture in elderly patients and when using corticosteroids. This concerned a 80-year old patient.
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