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Bilateral patellar tendon disruption--a professional predisposition?
  1. D H Sochart,
  2. B P Shravat
  1. Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Blackburn Royal Infirmary.


    A healthy 37-year-old male carpet fitter sustained an injury to both knees while playing football. The clinical signs of patellar tendon disruption were not obvious because of gross skin thickening as a result of his profession, however, the diagnosis was confirmed by ultrasound scan.

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