Alpine hunter's cap patella (patellar dysplasia)

Case contributed by Dr Sajoscha Sorrentino

Presentation

Patient was scheduled for total knee prothesis.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

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
Case created: 27th Jan 2012
Last edited: 8th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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