Patellar tendon post patellectomy Ultrasound

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

45 /F. Post lower pole patellectomy status - 3 mths.

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Case Discussion

Diffuse thickening of left patellar tendon - 7 - 8 mm. Tendon reaches upto lower pole of patella. No tear of tendon is noted. Surgical threads fixing tendon to patella are noted in tendon  substance.

Asymptomatic right patellar tendon thickness - 2 mm.

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Case information

rID: 10705
Case created: 8th Sep 2010
Last edited: 18th Nov 2015
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