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Ruptured Tendon (cont.)

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patellar tendon rupture, Achilles tendon rupture, rotator cuff rupture, biceps tendon rupture, ruptured tendon

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/24/2012

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Patellar Tendon Rupture »

The patellar tendon ruptures relatively infrequently.

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