Caton Deschamps index

Case contributed by Dr Wael Nemattalla
Modality: X-ray

Caton Deschamps index = A/B. 

Normal mean = 1. 
Ratio greater than 1.3 is highly suggestive of patella alta.

Case Discussion

Caton Deschamps index = A/B.

Normal mean = 1.

Ratio greater than 1.3 is highly suggestive of patella alta.

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Case Information

rID: 10331
Case created: 5th Aug 2010
Last edited: 16th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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