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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/21185665/bilateral-patellar-tendon-ruptures-without-predisposing-systemic-disease-or-steroid-use-a-case-report-and-review-of-the-literature
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Ted Sibley, D Adam Algren, Stefanie Ellison
Simultaneous bilateral patellar tendon rupture occurs rarely and is even rarer in patients without systemic disease or predisposing conditions. We present a case of bilateral, midsubstance patellar tendon ruptures along with a partial anterior cruciate ligament tear from a fall from a standing height in an otherwise healthy adult without any predisposing conditions. Most patients that sustain a tendon rupture have risk factors for tendonopathy including chronic renal disease, systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, or exposure to medications (such as corticosteroids or fluoroquinolones)...
January 2012: American Journal of Emergency Medicine
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