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Quadriceps tendon rupture

Becker RLB - MedPix (2010)

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Affiliation: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Quadriceps tendon rupture

History: 52 y/o male with swollen painful knee and weakness in extension s/p fall

Findings: Xray remarkable for effusion. MRI reveals complete quadriceps tendon discontinuity medially, with retraction. Some intact deep fibers laterally. Effusion and edema. Superior patellar enthesophyte. No patella alta.

Ddx: Quadriceps tendon rupture

Dxhow: Patient taken to surgery for repair

Exam: Marked swelling superior aspect of joint. Mildly ballotable patella. 3/5 quad strength in extension.

No MeSH data available.


Joint effusion
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Quadriceps tendon rupture

Becker RLB - MedPix (2010)

Joint effusion
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MPX1737_synpic52865: Joint effusion

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Quadriceps tendon rupture

History: 52 y/o male with swollen painful knee and weakness in extension s/p fall

Findings: Xray remarkable for effusion. MRI reveals complete quadriceps tendon discontinuity medially, with retraction. Some intact deep fibers laterally. Effusion and edema. Superior patellar enthesophyte. No patella alta.

Ddx: Quadriceps tendon rupture

Dxhow: Patient taken to surgery for repair

Exam: Marked swelling superior aspect of joint. Mildly ballotable patella. 3/5 quad strength in extension.

No MeSH data available.