Anterior tibial tendon rupture.

  title={Anterior tibial tendon rupture.},
  author={T J Ouzounian and R. Anderson},
  journal={Foot & ankle international},
  volume={16 7},
Twelve patients with rupture of the anterior tibial tendon are presented. Nine patients were aware of an acute event prior to their symptom onset and three were not aware of any acute event. Complete rupture of the tendon was noted in 10 patients and incomplete rupture was seen in two patients. Treatment was individualized based on age, etiology, preinjury function, patient health, and personal considerations. Five patients were treated without surgery. Three preferred no orthotic devices, and… CONTINUE READING

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