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Whats a high grade partial tear of patella tendon?

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Dr. Edward Hellman answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

The patellar tendon connects the knee cap to the tibia. Without your patella tendon, you can not straighten your knee and it would be difficult to walk. A partial tear means it is not completely torn, but a high grade means it is pretty close to a complete tear. It is probably going to need to be fixed or you may have a poor outcome. Thank you.

Answered Feb 4, 2019

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