Disruption of a patellar tendon repair.

  title={Disruption of a patellar tendon repair.},
  author={Kevin D. Harris and Gail D. Deyle and Liem T. Bui-Mansfield},
  journal={The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy},
  volume={42 8},
Key MethodThe patient was a 38-year-old man evaluated by a physical therapist 14 weeks after repair of the left patellar tendon. The physical therapist requested radiographs, which revealed findings consistent with a patellar tendon retear. The radiologist recommended further evaluation with magnetic resonance imaging, which showed a left patellar tendon tear.
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