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I believe i have torn my patella tendon. is there anything i can do at home to be more sure? what type of clinical testing can be done to determine this...mri? knee injury

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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 51 years experience
Yes: Doctors use the knee extension test to help diagnose a quadriceps tendon tear. Also an mri can show the tear.

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Last updated Sep 8, 2018

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