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Achilles Tendon Rupture eMedicine Sports

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Description: Achilles tendon ruptures commonly occur to otherwise healthy men between the ages of 30 and 50 years who have had no previous injury or problem reported in the affected leg. Those who suffer this injury are typically "weekend warriors" who are active intermittently.
Synonyms and related keywords: Achilles tendon rupture, Achilles tendon tear, Achilles tendon injury, Achilles tendon pathology, Achilles injury, Achilles tendon repair, Achilles tendon surgery, heelcord rupture
Jacobs, Lin & Schwartz 2008

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Author/Contact: Jacobs, Lin & Schwartz
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Language: English

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Added: Wed Nov 19 2008