Bilateral, simultaneous rupture of the quadriceps tendon: a diagnostic pitfall?

@article{Neubauer2006BilateralSR,
  title={Bilateral, simultaneous rupture of the quadriceps tendon: a diagnostic pitfall?},
  author={Thomas Neubauer and Martin Wagner and Th Potschka and Marc A Riedl},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  year={2006},
  volume={15},
  pages={43-53}
}
Bilateral, simultaneous quadriceps tendon rupture (QTR) represents a rare entity and delay in establishing the correct diagnosis is not uncommon. Another three cases are reported here and in all the correct diagnosis was missed initially. A review of the English and German literature retrieved 105 cases of bilateral, simultaneous QTR and in 32 patients (30.5%) the correct diagnosis was established with delay. In 28 cases—representing 25 men (89.3%) and 3 women (10.7%)—sufficient data was… CONTINUE READING

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