Korean J Sports Med.  2012 Jun;30(1):65-67. 10.5763/kjsm.2012.30.1.65.

Isolated Semitendinosus Tendon Rupture in Non Athlete

  • 1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Seoul Veterans Hospital, Seoul, Korea. zenyjr@yahoo.co.kr
  • 2Department of Orthopedic Surgery, KonKuk University Medical Center, Konkuk University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.


Isolated rupture of distal semitendinosus is reported rarely. Here, we report a case of 51-year-old previous healthy working man diagnosed with isolated semitendinosus tendon rupture treated successfully by conservative management.


Semitendinosus tendon; Isolated injury
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