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Simultaneous bilateral quadriceps tendon rupture while playing basketball
  1. M Shah1,
  2. N Jooma1
  1. 1Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr Shah, 10 Summer St, Suite 303S, Malden, MA 02148, USA;


Simultaneous bilateral quadriceps tendon rupture is an uncommon injury in healthy people and only a few cases have been reported in athletes. This is the first report of a patient with simultaneous bilateral quadriceps tendon rupture incurred while playing basketball. The injury was surgically repaired and the patient had a good functional outcome.

  • quadriceps tendon
  • rupture
  • bilateral
  • basketball

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