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Following are true regarding ruptured biceps tendon except



A Occurs usually in the short head

B Usually occurs while lifting heavy weights

C Can be managed conservatively

D In recent ruptures power of flexion is reduced by 20%

Ans. A

Occurs usually in the short head

a. According to Gilcreeste over 50% of all ruptures of the biceps tendon occur through the tendon of the long head.

b. He, also noted that an acute rupture of this tendon occurs most often when a person is lifting a weight of 150 pounds or more

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