Modality: MRI (Sagittal)

- “ This 60 year old man fell down some stairs and heard a 'snap' as his leg hyperflexed. He was unable to extend the knee. MRI obtained the next day...”

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  • Extensor mechanism of the knee injuries - “ Extensor mechanism of the knee injuries include: quadriceps muscle tears quadriceps tendon rupture patella tendon rupture patella fracture p...”
  • Quadriceps tendon rupture - “ Quadriceps tendon rupture is usually associated with forced flexion of the knee or a direct blow, although spontaneous ruptures are reported. Pa...”
  • Quadriceps tendon - “ The quadriceps tendon is a thick tendon extending to the patella made up of contributions from all four quadriceps muscles. It classically has a t...”
  • Tendon pathology - “ A number of processes can affect tendons. Tendinopathy (tendonopathy) Literally means a disease or disorder of a tendon and typically used to de...”

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