Bilateral patellar ligament rupture. A case report.

@article{Olen1986BilateralPL,
  title={Bilateral patellar ligament rupture. A case report.},
  author={R N Olen and Samuel J. Chmell},
  journal={Orthopedics},
  year={1986},
  volume={9 12},
  pages={
          1665-7
        }
}
Patellar ligament ruptures are uncommon injuries; bilateral ruptures are rarely seen. When they do occur they are associated with chronic disease states. A case of a bilateral patellar ligament rupture secondary to trauma in a healthy man is presented. Appropriate management with aggressive surgical repair and rehabilitation are discussed.