Contusion of a bipartite patella

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

Bipartite patella. The accessory ossification center and adjacent soft tissues are edematous. 

Case Discussion

Absent joint effusion and intact patellar cartilage helps to differentiate this from a fracture.

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Case information

rID: 15847
Published: 18th Nov 2011
Last edited: 27th Mar 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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