TableĀ 4

Baseline ultrasound findings among dancers who remained asymptomatic and among dancers who developed symptoms (patellar tendons)

PatellarAsymptomatic (n=151)Symptomatic (n=7)Fisher's exact test (p value)
Hypoechoic (mod or severe)16 (10.6%)3 (42.8%)0.0381*
Intratendon defects15 (9.9%)2 (28.6%)0.1658
Neovasc8 (5.3%)1 (14.3%)0.3422
Calc14 (9.3%)2 (28.6%)0.1496
  • *p<0.05.