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Partial rupture of the quadriceps muscle in a child

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Description: We present a 4-year-old patient with partial rupture of the quadriceps femoris muscle. To our knowledge, this is the youngest patient reported with a quadriceps femoris muscle rupture.
Multiple intramuscular injections may contribute to damage muscles and make prone to tears with muscle contractions. Doctors and nurses must be cautious to inject from different parts of both thighs.
Partial rupture of the quadriceps muscle in a child Aydemir G, Cakmak S, Aydinoz S BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010, 11:214 (19 September 2010) full text

Type: Case Study
Author/Contact: Aydemir et al
Institution: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
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Language: English

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