Introduction: Achilles tendon ruptures often occur during physical activity where the tendon is frequently stressed. Although rare, rupture can also result from electric shock.
Case Report: We present the case of a 63-year-old female who presented with pain in the lower leg after enduring an electric shock. She was diagnosed with a ruptured Achilles tendon based on physical exam and ultrasound.
Conclusion: This case highlights an uncommon mechanism for a relatively common injury. Because Achilles tendon ruptures are frequently misdiagnosed, clinicians need to be aware of unusual causes and use tools at their disposal to ensure timely and accurate diagnosis.