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Br J Sports Med. 2003 Aug;37(4):358-60.

Popliteus tendon rupture: a case report and review of the literature.

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Department of Orthopaedics, Rochdale Infirmary, Whitehall Street, Rochdale, Lancashire, UK. billguha@hotmail.com

Abstract

Isolated rupture of the popliteus musculotendinous unit is an uncommon injury. A case is here reported of a semiprofessional athlete with a ruptured popliteus tendon without significant instability of the knee. The diagnosis was made by magnetic resonance imaging and confirmed by arthroscopy.

PMID:
12893726
PMCID:
PMC1724686
DOI:
10.1136/bjsm.37.4.358
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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