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Whats patellar tendonitis?

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Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience in Family Medicine
Injury pat. tendon: Patellar tendonitis is an inflammation of patellar tendon , an injury that affects the tendon connecting the kneecap to your shinbone.
Answered on Nov 14, 2018
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