Quadriceps tendon rupture

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X-ray

Caudally angulated patella is noted with marked soft tissue swelling around it findings suggestive of quadriceps tendon rupture.

Incidentally noted calcification of poplitial artery.

MRI

MRI demonstrates detachment of quadriceps from patella and downward angulation of patellsa with marked  edema

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rID: 11858
Case created: 20th Oct 2010
Last edited: 18th Sep 2015
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