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I've got knee cap tendon rupture. Now what?

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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Orthopedic exam

It is very important to see an orthopedist asap if you ruptured either your patella tendon or the quad muscle attachment to the patella, you might require surgery to correct the problem and obtain the best result.

In brief: Orthopedic exam

It is very important to see an orthopedist asap if you ruptured either your patella tendon or the quad muscle attachment to the patella, you might require surgery to correct the problem and obtain the best result.
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
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Dr. Christopher Hajnik
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
2 doctors agree

In brief: Likely surgery

If you have completely ruptured your patellar tendon or quad tendon, surgery is usually necessary to allow for successful healing and maintenance of your extensor mechanism. Ask your orthopaedic surgeon.

In brief: Likely surgery

If you have completely ruptured your patellar tendon or quad tendon, surgery is usually necessary to allow for successful healing and maintenance of your extensor mechanism. Ask your orthopaedic surgeon.
Dr. Christopher Hajnik
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