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Joint Bone Spine
Volume 73, n° 5
pages 554-556 (octobre 2006)
Doi : 10.1016/j.jbspin.2005.08.008
Received : 21 Mars 2005 ;  accepted : 17 August 2005
Congenital contracture of the quadriceps muscle: confirming the diagnosis with magnetic resonance imaging
 

Oya Özdemir a, , Ayçe Atalay a, Reyhan Çeliker a, Ülkü Kerimoğlu b, Özhan Özdemir c
a Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Hacettepe University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey 
b Department of Radiology, Hacettepe University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey 
c Second Orthopedic and Traumatology Clinic, Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey 

Corresponding author. Tel: +90 312 309 4142; fax: +90 312 310 5769.
Abstract

Congenital contracture of the quadriceps muscle can be defined as progressive loss of knee flexion due to fibrosis within the muscle without a history of trauma or intramuscular injection into the thighs. In the course of time, secondary changes might develop and vitiate the end result so this rare childhood disease needs particular attention for early diagnosis and treatment. Herein, we report a 14-year-old girl presented with inability to bend her knees completely. The clinical and radiological assessment was detailed with magnetic resonance imaging findings.

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Keywords : Quadriceps contracture, Congenital, Magnetic resonance imaging




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