Failure of repair of the patellar tendon is uncommon. It may occur in association with chronic systemic diseases or after administration of corticosteroid and quinolones. We report the reconstruction of the patellar tendon with allograft, after failed primary repair, of a 23-year-old young with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.

Reconstruction of chronic patellar tendon tear with allograft in a patient with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.

MAFFULLI, Nicola
2010-01-01

Abstract

Failure of repair of the patellar tendon is uncommon. It may occur in association with chronic systemic diseases or after administration of corticosteroid and quinolones. We report the reconstruction of the patellar tendon with allograft, after failed primary repair, of a 23-year-old young with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.
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