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Causes of Achilles tendon contracture

Causes of Achilles tendon contracture

Achilles tendon contracture is most often caused by prior rupture of the Achilles tendon or from repeated cortisone injections that destabilize the tendon. Other potential causes include paralysis.

Achilles tendon contracture: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Achilles tendon contracture, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Achilles tendon contracture:

Achilles tendon contracture: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Achilles tendon contracture: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Achilles tendon contracture as a symptom:

Conditions listing Achilles tendon contracture as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Achilles tendon contracture. Our database lists the following as having Achilles tendon contracture as a symptom of that condition:

Related information on causes of Achilles tendon contracture:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Achilles tendon contracture may be found in:

 

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