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Accessory Soleus


An accessory muscle is seen anterior to the achilles tendon. The tendon of the accessory soleus inserts slightly anterior and medial to the achilles tendon.

Diff Dx:

Diff Dx for masses in the preachilles space may include bursitis, ganglion cysts and tumors such as sarcomas, hemangiomas, and lipomas. Abscesses have also been reported in this location.