Open patellar tendon avulsion from tibial tuberosity after ACL reconstruction successfully treated with suture anchors

Open patellar tendon avulsion from tibial tuberosity after ACL reconstruction successfully treated with suture anchors

Authors

  • Dario Regis
  • Andrea Sandri Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University of Verona - Italy
  • Nicola Bizzotto
  • Bruno Magnan

Keywords:

patellar tendon, rupture, repair, anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, postoperative complications

Abstract

Patellar tendon rupture after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is a rare complication which usually occurs in the early postoperative period during rehabilitation. The management of open avulsions from tibial tuberosity has not been clearly defined yet. We describe a previously unreported case of traumatic and open patellar tendon avulsion from tibial tuberosity one year following ACL reconstruction in an elite football player which was successfully treated with suture anchors.

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Published

05-12-2019

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Open patellar tendon avulsion from tibial tuberosity after ACL reconstruction successfully treated with suture anchors. Acta Biomed [Internet]. 2019 Dec. 5 [cited 2024 Jun. 23];90(12-S):196-201. Available from: https://mattioli1885journals.com/index.php/actabiomedica/article/view/8938