Br J Sports Med doi:10.1136/bjsports-2012-091773
  • I-test

Question: I-test: a gymnast with anterior knee pain: not a typical case of jumper's knee

  1. Laura Susan Kox
  1. Correspondence to Laura S Kox, Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands; laurakox{at}

Case summary

A 21-year-old male professional trampoline gymnast consulted his physician to evaluate his activity-related anterior knee pain, present since 4 weeks. The most likely diagnosis was patellar tendinopathy, often termed jumper's knee. However, his symptoms did not match this diagnosis since the pain was located in the proximal part of the left knee with weakness, instability when standing up and …

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