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Patellar Tendon Rupture
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Extensor Mechanism Injuries of the Knee Wheeless

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/extensor_mechanism_injuries_of_the_knee

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- Rupture of the Quadriceps:
- Patellar Tendon Injury:
- Tibial Tubercle Frx:
- Discussion:
- extensor mechanism includes quadriceps, quadriceps tendon, medial & lateral ...
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Patellar Tendon Avulsion Wheeless

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/patellar_tendon_avulsion

- usually occur in pts under age of 40;
- most ruptures occur w/ the knee in a flexed position (around 60 deg) which are then subject to excessive loading;
- great majority occur at level of inferior patellar pole (> level of tibial...
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Patellar Tendon Rupture eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic246.htm

The patellar tendon ruptures relatively infrequently. However, the complications of an untreated rupture to the extensor mechanism can be extremely disabling. Surgical intervention allows for excellent recovery of motion and strength, provided that the injury is diagnosed in a timely fashion and repaired immediately. The focus of this article is...
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Traumatic Rupture of the Ipsilateral Quadriceps and Patellar Tendons

Location: http://www.uphs.upenn.edu/ortho/oj/2009/pdf/07floatingpatella.pdf

Traumatic Rupture of the Ipsilateral Quadriceps and Patellar Tendons: A “Floating Patella” Song, Frederick S, MD; Brody, Robert M. BS; Clarke, Sylvan E, MD; Raphael, James R, MD University of Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Journal Volume 19 2009
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