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Which of the following is the most common complication after a percutaneous Achilles tendon rupture repair?
  • Re-rupture
  • Re-rupture is not the most common complication after percutaneous Achilles tendon repair.

  • Tibial nerve injury
  • Tibial nerve injury is an unusual complication following any Achilles tendon repair.

  • Sural nerve injury
  • Sural nerve injury is the most commonly-reported complication following a percutaneous Achilles tendon repair given the proximity of the sural nerve to the Achilles tendon.

  • Wound infection
  • Wound infection is uncommon in percutaneous repairs.