Tibial tuberosity avulsion associated with patellar tendon avulsion.

Published online: Sep 27 1994

D Goodier, N Maffulli, and C J Good.

Department of Orthopaedics, Newham General Hospital, London, United Kingdom.


We report an adolescent boy with avulsion of the tibial tuberosity associated with avulsion of the patellar tendon. He underwent open reduction and internal fixation of his bone injury, and the patellar tendon was successfully reattached. The boy experienced a full recovery.