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Can patella tendonitis develop into a torn ligament?
9 doctors weighed in

Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Any time there is enough inflammation in a tendon and with the right stress, the tendon can rupture.
See a reputable orthopedist or sports medicine physician for consultation if concerned.

In brief: Yes
Any time there is enough inflammation in a tendon and with the right stress, the tendon can rupture.
See a reputable orthopedist or sports medicine physician for consultation if concerned.
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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Dr. Keith Joe
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
There is certainly the possibility that this can occur, partially will depend on how bad the diseased tendon is.
If it is early mild inflammed tendon, then low chance of developing into a torn tendon. More often will occur in a tendon that is degenerating over a long time.

In brief: Yes
There is certainly the possibility that this can occur, partially will depend on how bad the diseased tendon is.
If it is early mild inflammed tendon, then low chance of developing into a torn tendon. More often will occur in a tendon that is degenerating over a long time.
Dr. Keith Joe
Dr. Keith Joe
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