Anterior knee dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

High energy trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

The knee is dislocation with anterior displacement of the tibia compared to the femur. 

Case Discussion

Knee dislocations are uncommon and usually the result of high-energy trauma. Neurovascular complications are common. Knee dislocations are described with respect to tibial displacement compared to the femur with anterior dislocations being the most common. 

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Case information

rID: 52613
Case created: 13th Apr 2017
Last edited: 13th Jul 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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