Bilateral synchronous quadriceps tendon rupture: A case report

Varatharaj Mounasamy, Robert C. Chadderdon, Candice McDaniel, Mark C. Willis

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Bilateral spontaneous rupture of quadriceps tendons is rare and is usually associated with predisposing comorbid conditions. We report an uncommon case of bilateral synchronous rupture of the quadriceps tendon after a ground level fall in a 51-year-old male, 8 years after renal transplant.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)63-67
Number of pages5
JournalEuropean Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Quadriceps tendon rupture
  • Renal failure

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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