Acute lateral patellar dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Anterior knee pain and click following twisting trauma 2 weeks ago

Patient Data

Age: 20 years old
Gender: Male

There is torn medial patellofemoral ligament MPFL from its patellar attachment with focal depression of the patella at this site (? avulsion) and characteristic focal marrow edema pattern involving the medial patella and lateral femoral condyle.

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Case information

rID: 32528
Published: 30th Nov 2014
Last edited: 21st Mar 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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