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Reconstruction of Chronic Patellar Tendon Tear with Allograft in a Patient with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

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source: Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy

year: 2010

authors: Iacono V, Cigala F, Fazioli F, Rosa D, Maffulli N

summary/abstract:

Failure of repair of the patellar tendon is uncommon. It may occur in association with chronic systemic diseases or after administration of corticosteroid and quinolones. We report the reconstruction of the patellar tendon with allograft, after failed primary repair, of a 23-year-old young with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.

organization: University of Naples Federico II

DOI: 10.1007/s00167-009-1022-7

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