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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 69-71

Management of patellar tendon avulsion following total knee arthroplasty using artificial ligament

Department of Orthopaedics, VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Kochi, Kerala, India

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A N Sukesh
Department of Orthopaedics, VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Kochi - - 682 040, Kerala
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/joasis.joasis_2_21

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Patella tendon avulsion injury following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is one of the rarest complications to occur. A breach in the extensor mechanism severely affects the knee function. A spectrum of treatment options with unpredictable outcomes is enumerated in the literature. We present a case of patellar tendon avulsion injury following TKA in a 74-year-old diabetic woman managed by percutaneous extraarticular reconstruction using artificial ligament.

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