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Is patellar tendonitis after ACL surgery common?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Varies : It does vary somewhat. Anterior knee pain is more common if the graft was taken from the patellar tendon itself as opposed to the hamstring or an allograft. I would let your surgeon know you are having problems.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016

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