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Spontaneous bilateral rupture of the Achilles tendon: a case report Volume 23, issue 2, Août 2007

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The authors report a case of spontaneous bilateral rupture of the Achilles tendon in a patient with asthma undergoing long-term steroid therapy. They review various aetiologies of the disorder and discuss the effect of steroid therapy on tendon rupture. They advocate surgical repair.