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Patellar Tendons

Summary Information: Patellar Tendons

Patellar Tendons: The patellar tendons are paired bands of connective tissue made of collagen that arise from the distal portions of the quadriceps tendons and attach them to the tibias. The patellar tendons enable the contracting quadriceps muscles to extend the knees.

Conditions that can afflict the patellar tendons include tendonitis, tears, rupture, and strains.

Closely Related Organs: Patellar Tendons

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Patellar Tendons

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Other Names: Patellar Tendons

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Sub Parts: Patellar Tendons

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Patellar Tendons

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