Two Unique Cases of Ciprofloxacin-Associated Avulsion of Ligament and Tendon.

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Ciprofloxacin is recognized to have a deleterious relationship with tendons, particularly Achilles tendinopathy, which makes up most case reports. Tendinopathy seems to occur because of induction of collagen-degrading enzymes causing damage and ischemia of the poorly vascularized regions preventing repair. The focus on the relationship of ciprofloxacin and… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/PHM.0000000000000816

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