Table 4

Distribution of tendon abnormalities by ultrasound-detected severity of abnormality

Most commonly injured tendon (N)Other tendons (N)Total
Complete tearPeroneus brevis (1)N/A1
Partial tearAdductor longus (1), infraspinatus (1), iliotibial band (1), hamstring (1)N/A4
TendinosisAchilles (11)Hamstring (2), common flexor (1) and extensor (1) at the elbow, extensor carpi ulnaris (1), infraspinatus (1), patellar (1), rectus femoris (1)19
Isolated fluid around tendonPeroneus longus (3)Peroneus brevis (2), tibialis posterior (2), tibialis anterior (1)8