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Injury. 1997 May;28(4):311-3.

The incidence of Achilles tendon rupture in Copenhagen.

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Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Frederiksberg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Abstract

The incidence of Achilles tendon rupture in Copenhagen during an 18 year period, from 1978 to 1995 was studied. A total of 209 patients sustained 213 Achilles tendon ruptures (55 in women and 158 in men). The median age was 41 years. The overall incidence was 13.4/100000 inhabitants/year.

PMID:
9282189
DOI:
10.1016/s0020-1383(96)00200-8
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