Patellar tendon rupture

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What is patellar tendon rupture?

The patella tendon works in conjunction with the muscles the thigh to help straighten the leg. A rupture or tear can impact range of motion in the leg, and the ability to walk.

Common symptoms reported by people with patellar tendon rupture

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with patellar tendon rupture

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Compare treatments taken by people with patellar tendon rupture

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Who has patellar tendon rupture on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 3
40s 1
50s 1
60s 0
70+ 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 2
Female 4

These charts show data from patellar tendon rupture patients who have completed their condition history
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