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Isolated Rectus Femoris Muscle Tear in a Non-Athletic Patient: A Case Report.

Quadriceps muscle injuries are common in athletes and middle age patients. Strains and tears of the distal portion of the muscle is the most common presentation of these injuries. Isolated rectus femoris tears are rare and few reports are published that evaluate outcomes in of nonsurgical treatment of these injuries. This article will described an unusual case of isolated distal rectus femoris tear in a patient with no associated risk factors, who initially presented with extensor mechanism weakness and limping, treated conservatively with range of motion therapy and strengthening.

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