Alpine hunter's cap patella (patellar dysplasia)

Case contributed by Dr Sajoscha Sorrentino


Patient was scheduled for total knee prothesis.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Female

You can see an Alpine hunter's cap deformity of the patella (Wiberg Type V). 

The patella is approaching a single articular facet. 

Furthermore, there is a marked decrease in the depth of the trochlear sulcus.

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Case information

rID: 16547
Published: 27th Jan 2012
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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