Quadriceps tendon

The quadriceps tendon is a thick tendon extending to the patella made up of contributions from all four quadriceps muscles. It classically has a trilaminar structure:

It continues distal to the patella as the patellar tendon.

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rID: 1944
Section: Anatomy
Tag: knee, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Quadriceps tendons

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  • Normal tendon 

    Normal tendon
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  • Normal tendon 

    Quadriceps tendon rupture
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  • Rupture: T1 sagittal
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    Quadriceps tendon tear
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