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Conservative Management of Bilateral Tendoachilles (TA) Rupture—A Case Report

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Tendo Achilles ruptures are generally traumatic in origin and while bilateral tendo Achilles ruptures are a rare occurrence, most of them are associated with risk factors or pre-existing disease and generally involve trauma or sporting activities. Most of the cases of bilateral rupture are generally treated operatively. A spontaneous onset case of bilateral tendo achilles rupture is reported in a healthy man and its conservative (non operative) management discussed with a review of the literature.

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R. Kakkar, S. Chambers and M. Scott, "Conservative Management of Bilateral Tendoachilles (TA) Rupture—A Case Report," Surgical Science, Vol. 2 No. 5, 2011, pp. 224-227. doi: 10.4236/ss.2011.25050.

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