Adductor longus tear

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim


Popping sensation when he was playing football

Patient Data

Age: 30-year-old
Gender: Male

Avulsion and distal retraction of the adductor longus tendon from its origin with fluid filled gap.

Strain of the pectineus and obturator externus muscles.

Capsular hypertrophy of superior aspect of pubic symphysis, suggestive of chronic stress overload.

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Avulsion and distal retraction  of adductor longus tendon (blue arrows) from its origin with fluid filled gap.

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Case information

rID: 32478
Published: 5th Dec 2014
Last edited: 15th Apr 2017
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