Patellar tendon rupture

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

The patella is high-riding with avulsion fracture fragments from its inferior pole consistent with a patellar tendon rupture

Case Discussion

Patellar tendon rupture resulting in patella alta.

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Case information

rID: 7514
Published: 5th Nov 2009
Last edited: 6th Apr 2020
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