FRACS Orthopaedic Exams


A thirty-three year old, type I insulin dependent diabetic squash player presents with a rupture of his right tendo Achilles, one week after the accident.
He has been told by an elite squash player, who had been treated operatively after a similar injury, that surgery offers the best chance of an excellent functional outcome.

1. Outline the treatment options available to this patient.

2. Which will you choose and why?

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