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Tripartite patella

System: Musculoskeletal
Section: Pathology
Tags: stub
Modality: X-ray

From the case:

Tripartite patella - “Anatomical variant.  The well corticated, rounded edges of the fragments distinguish this from a patella fracture.”

Used in the following article:

  • Patella fracture - “Patella fracture is typically seen following a direct impact to the patella.This may occur with dashboard injury with distraction of the patellar p...”

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