Quinolone induced tendon rupture: a case series

  title={Quinolone induced tendon rupture: a case series},
  author={Chandrakant Nayak and Barada Prasanna Samal},
  journal={International Surgery Journal},
Spontaneous rupture of tendons is a rare condition and mostly it is associated with fluoroquinolones or steroid use. Here we present three interesting cases of tendon ruptures [two cases of achilis tendon rupture and one case of long head of biceps tendon rupture] and investigated their etiologic factors. All the ruptures occurred after minimal stress on the tendons few days after initiation of quinolone therapy, leading to our diagnose of quinolone induced ruptures. Here we highlight the… 

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