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Nfl player - is a torn pataller tendon the same as a acl?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
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In brief: No

Pateller tendon is outside of the knee joint anatomically, whereas acl (anterior cruciate ligament) are within the knee joint.

In brief: No

Pateller tendon is outside of the knee joint anatomically, whereas acl (anterior cruciate ligament) are within the knee joint.
Dr. Gutti Rao
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