Achilles tendon rupture associated with combination therapy of levofloxacin and steroid in four patients and a review of the literature

Foot Ankle Int. 2007 Dec;28(12):1287-9. doi: 10.3113/FAI.2007.1287.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Achilles Tendon / drug effects*
  • Achilles Tendon / surgery
  • Aged
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / adverse effects*
  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents / adverse effects*
  • Casts, Surgical
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Glucocorticoids / adverse effects*
  • Humans
  • Levofloxacin*
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Ofloxacin / adverse effects*
  • Physical Therapy Modalities
  • Prednisolone / adverse effects*
  • Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive / drug therapy
  • Rupture, Spontaneous
  • Walkers

Substances

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents
  • Glucocorticoids
  • Levofloxacin
  • Prednisolone
  • Ofloxacin