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Bilateral spontaneous and simultaneous rupture of the Achilles tendons secondary to exercises for limb ischemia: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17531935     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Exercise is proven to be safe and effective treatment and is prescribed routinely for the conservative management of intermittent claudication. Before advising about the exercises, the assessment of these patients rarely includes risk factors for the Achilles tendon rupture. We present a case report of bilateral simultaneous and spontaneous rupture of the Achilles tendons secondary to the exercises prescribed for intermittent claudication in a patient with significant risk factors for Achilles rupture.
Authors:
Nitin Jain; Matthew J Dawson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular nursing : official publication of the Society for Peripheral Vascular Nursing     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1062-0303     ISO Abbreviation:  J Vasc Nurs     Publication Date:  2007 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-05-28     Completed Date:  2007-08-01     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9014475     Medline TA:  J Vasc Nurs     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  26-8     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
Cumberland Infirmary, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Carlisle, United Kingdom. nitinjain@doctors.org.uk
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Achilles Tendon / injuries*
Aged
Casts, Surgical
Exercise Therapy / adverse effects*,  methods
Humans
Intermittent Claudication / rehabilitation*
Ischemia / rehabilitation*
Leg / blood supply*
Male
Risk Factors
Rupture

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