Author | Nicholas Katasarakis, MD

Articles

Achilles Tendon Xanthomas

September 14, 2005

A 51-year-old woman complained of mild pain in the Achilles tendon area of both feet. This was aggravated when she stood for prolonged periods and when she wore tight, high-heeled shoes. Physical examination results were unremarkable except for a disputable palpable thickness of the Achilles tendons, especially on the right foot.