Simultaneous bilateral patellar tendon rupture

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Diogo Lino Moura; José Pedro Marques; Francisco Manuel Lucas; Fernando Pereira Fonseca;
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Ortopedia e Traumatologia
  • Journal: Revista Brasileira de Ortopedia,volume 52,issue 1,pages111-114 (issn: 1982-4378, eissn: 2255-4971)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.rboe.2016.03.006, pmc: PMC5290082
  • Subject: RD701-811 | Case Report | Medicine | Ligamento Patelar | Reabilitação | Lesões dos Tendões | Esteroides | Rupture, spontaneous | Rehabilitation | R | Orthopedic surgery | Steroids | Traumatismos dos tendões | Tendon injuries | Patellar ligament | Ruptura espontânea
    mesheuropmc: human activities | musculoskeletal system | musculoskeletal diseases

Bilateral patellar tendon rupture is a rare entity, often associated with systemic diseases and patellar tendinopathy. The authors report a rare case of a 34-year-old man with simultaneous bilateral rupture of the patellar tendon caused by minor trauma. The patient is a... View more