Journal article

Rupture of the conjoint tendon at the proximal musculotendinous junction of the biceps femoris long head: a case report

Anthony G Schache, George Koulouris, Warren Kofoed, Hayden G Morris, Marcus G Pandy

KNEE SURGERY SPORTS TRAUMATOLOGY ARTHROSCOPY | SPRINGER | Published : 2008

Abstract

This case report describes a 20-year-old elite-level Australian Rules football player who suffered three unilateral hamstring injuries within a 2 month period. The first two episodes were managed conservatively. Magnetic resonance imaging following the third episode revealed full thickness disruption of the proximal musculotendinous junction of the biceps femoris long head and semitendinosus muscles and the common proximal (conjoint) tendon. The injury was subsequently surgically repaired. At 16 months following surgery, the player had successfully completed a full competitive season of elite-level Australian Rules football symptom free. Follow-up magnetic resonance imaging demonstrated the ..

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