Tendons are tough fibers that connect muscles to bones. The kneecap
is connected to the thigh (quadriceps) muscle with the quadriceps tendon, and
the patellar tendon connects the kneecap to the lower leg bone.
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William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
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David Messenger, MD
August 5, 2011
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August 05, 2011
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