We report on 7 cases of partial rupture of the distal biceps tendon. The mean patient age was 52 years (range, 38-58 years). There were 5 men and 2 women. The dominant arm was affected in all 7 patients. Pain was the chief complaint in all patients. Immobilization and physiotherapy were attempted in all patients, and 4 had at least 1 local steroid injection. No patient improved from the conservative treatment. All patients eventually underwent surgical debridement and reattachment of the biceps tendon with use of a 1-incision technique with suture anchors. After a mean follow-up of 31 months (range, 25-44 months), all patients reported a significant decrease in their pain. No complications were noted.



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