TableĀ 5

Baseline ultrasound findings among dancers who remained asymptomatic and among dancers who developed symptoms (achilles tendons)

AchillesAsymptomatic (n=151)Symptomatic (n=7)Fisher's exact test (p value)
Hypoechoic (mod or severe)16 (10.6%)3 (42.8%)0.0381*
Intratendon defects11 (7.3%)00.4027
Neovasc10 (6.6%)2 (28.6%)0.0899
Calc3 (2.0%)00.1279
  • *p<0.05.