Abstract Title:

Simultaneous and Spontaneous Bilateral Quadriceps Tendons Rupture.

Abstract Source:

Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2012 May 2. Epub 2012 May 2. PMID: 22561379

Abstract Author(s):

Evrim Coşkun Celik, Mehmet Ozbaydar, Demet Ofluoglu, Emre Demircay

Article Affiliation:

From the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department (ECC, DO) and Orthopaedics and Traumatology Department (MO, ED), Faculty of Medicine, Başkent University, Istanbul, Turkey; Istanbul Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Training Hospital (ECC), Istanbul, Turkey; and Faculty of Medicine, Orthopaedics and Traumatology Department (MO), Acibadem University, Istanbul, Turkey.


ABSTRACT: Simultaneous and spontaneous bilateral quadriceps tendon rupture is an uncommon injury that is usually seen in association with multiple medical conditions and some medications. We report a case of simultaneous and spontaneous bilateral quadriceps tendon rupture that may be related to the long-term use of a statin.

Study Type : Human: Case Report

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