Closed rupture of the anterior tibial tendon. A case report

RR MillerUniversity of Pennsylvania Health System/Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

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KT MahanUniversity of Pennsylvania Health System/Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

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Closed subcutaneous rupture of the anterior tibial tendon is a relatively uncommon injury that requires a thorough clinical examination to diagnose correctly. The authors report a case of this disorder and provide a review of the relevant literature. A method of surgical repair not previously described in the literature is also presented.