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Achilles tendon rupture

Summary of Achilles tendon rupture
Achilles tendon rupture is when the achilles tendon breaks. The Achilles is the most commonly injured tendon. Rupture usually occurs while performing actions requiring explosive acceleration, such as pushing off or jumping.



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USMLE® Step 1 style questions USMLE

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A 36-year-old woman presents to the emergency department because she has had severe left ankle pain and an inability to walk. She first experienced these conditions 30-minutes ago when she felt as though she had been “kicked behind the ankle” while playing tennis. This was associated with acute, severe left ankle pain. Patient’s medical history includes antibiotic treatment for a recurrent urinary tract infection (UTI) two weeks ago. Examination shows inability to plantar flex her left ankle and the Simmonds-Thompson test is positive. Which of the following antibiotics did she most likely receive as for treatment of her UTI?

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