Rupture of the quadriceps mechanism as a late complication of burn injury

M. Tarabe, Peter Dziewulski

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Full skin thickness burns around the knee often leave the patellar tendon and bone exposed. An example of the late rupture of the quadriceps mechanism following such a burn and subsequent reconstruction is described. Rupture of the quadriceps mechanism as a complication of burn injury has not previously been described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)170-171
Number of pages2
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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