Table 1

Ultrasonographic and clinical examination of the entheseal insertions at five lower limb entheses

SuprapatellarInfrapatellarTibial tuberosityAchilles tendonPlantar aponeuroses
(n=70)(n=69)(n=69)(n=70)(n=70)
*Suprapatellar (quadriceps tendon) ≥6.1 mm, infrapatellar (proximal patellar ligament) ≥4 mm, tibial tuberosity (distal patellar ligament) ≥4 mm, Achilles tendon ≥5.29 mm, plantar aponeuroses ≥4.4 mm.
Clinically tender1518111413
Clinically swollen82030
Tendon thickened*2539321435
Bursitis9N/A37N/A
Bone erosion51196
Enthesophyte872214