Spontaneous and simultaneous complete bilateral rupture of the quadriceps tendon in a patient receiving hemodialysis: A case report and literature review
Wassim Zribi, Mohamed Zribi, Ahmed Racem Guidara, Mohamed Ben Jemaa, Ameur Abid, Abdessalem Naceur, Hassib Keskes, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Habib Bourguiba University Hospital, Sfax 3000, Tunisia
Nabil Krid, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Marechal Leclerc Argentan Hospital, Argentan 61200, France
Author contributions: Zribi W and Zribi M performed the surgery; Guidara AR is the corresponding author, he wrote the great part of the manuscript; Ben Jemaa M, Krid N and Abid A contributed in gathering the data and writing the manuscript; Naceur A corrected some grammar mistakes and contributed in the improvement of English language; Keskes H corrected the hole manuscript and gave his permission for submitting.
Informed consent statement: The patient involved in this study gave her written informed consent authorizing use and disclosure of her protected health information.
Conflict-of-interest statement: None of the authors have any financial or other conflicts of interest that may bias the current study.
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Correspondence to: Ahmed Racem Guidara, MD, Doctor, Surgeon, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Habib Bourguiba University Hospital, El Ain Street, Sfax 3000, Tunisia. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: May 8, 2018
Peer-review started: May 8, 2018
First decision: June 5, 2018
Revised: June 18, 2018
Accepted: June 28, 2018
Article in press: June 28, 2018
Published online: September 18, 2018