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Femoral Quadriceps Tendon Closure Failure After Total Knee Arthroplasty
Orthopedic & Muscular System
Extensor mechanism disruption after total knee arthroplasty is rare. Extensor mechanism disruption can occur either intraoperatively or postoperatively. We present our first case a femoral quadriceps tendon closure failure in a medial parapatellar approach. Two causes might explain the failure of the femoral quadriceps tendon closure. One is insufficient sutures in the closure of the medial parapatellar approach. The other might be the effect of a local periarticular injection. A torn tendondoi:10.4172/2161-0533.1000237 fatcat:7uizm7lp25ahni7qjng2hbbami