Quadriceps tendon avulsion

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Acute injury to the knee.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

Quadriceps tendon avulsion from the upper pole of the patella with non-taut/lax patellar tendon. Quadriceps tendon is bunched/retracted. Extension of suprapatellar pouch into subcutaneous fat.

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Case information

rID: 17068
Published: 14th Mar 2012
Last edited: 17th Sep 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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