Bilateral spontaneous non-traumatic rupture of the Achilles tendon: a case report

@inproceedings{Khanzada2011BilateralSN,
  title={Bilateral spontaneous non-traumatic rupture of the Achilles tendon: a case report},
  author={Zubair Khanzada and Ulfin Rethnam and David Widdowson and Ahmed H Mirza},
  booktitle={Journal of medical case reports},
  year={2011}
}
INTRODUCTION We present an interesting case of spontaneous non-traumatic bilateral rupture of the Achilles tendons, which is a rare condition. Delayed or missed diagnosis of Achilles tendon ruptures by primary treating physicians is relatively common. CASE REPORT A 78-year-old Caucasian woman presented with spontaneous non-traumatic bilateral rupture of the Achilles tendons. Her symptoms started two days after she took ciprofloxacin 500 mg twice daily for a urinary tract infection and… CONTINUE READING
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