Patellar tendinosis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Young male. Active gym and sports. C/o anterior knee pain - 5 - 6 mths. O/E - Tenderness at lower pole of patella.

Modality: X-ray

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Modality: Ultrasound

Focal hypoechic area is noted in proximal fibres of patellar tendon on medial aspect.

Significant hypervascularity is noted as compared to asyptomatic side.

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Case Information

rID: 17863
Case created: 20th May 2012
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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