Letters Achilles tendon disorders

Don’t miss familial hypercholesterolaemia in Achilles tendinopathy

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f2171 (Published 24 April 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f2171
  1. Jonathan Schofield, clinical research fellow in cardiovascular trials1,
  2. Michael France, consultant in chemical pathology1,
  3. Handrean Soran, consultant physician/endocrinologist1
  1. 1Cardiovascular Trials Unit, Central Manchester University Hospitals, Manchester M13 9WL, UK
  1. jschofield{at}doctors.org.uk

Asplund and Best note that medical factors such as hyperlipidaemia may be associated with Achilles injury.1 Special mention should be given to familial hypercholesterolaemia, which can …

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