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Combined avulsion fracture of the tibial tubercle and patellar tendon rupture in adolescents: a case report

  • Víctor Manuel Bárcena TricioEmail author
  • Rodrigo Hidalgo Bilbao
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Abstract

Simultaneous occurrence of tibial tubercle fracture and patellar tendon avulsion is an extremely rare condition. However, they have become more frequent due to increased participation in sports at a younger age. Diagnosis is not always straightforward, and treatment consists of open reduction and internal fixation. Only a few case reports of such injuries were reported in the literature with limited information according to diagnoses, treatment, and outcome in adolescents.

Keywords

Knee injuries Tibial tubercle fracture Patellar tendon avulsion 

Notes

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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no competing interest.

Ethical approval

The study was approved by the institutional review board.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hospital Universitario de BurgosBurgosSpain

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