Dysplastic patella alta with lateral subluxation and osteoarthritis

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

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Aggravating pain in known osteoarthitis of the knee.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Female

High-riding malaligned alpine hunter's hat patella with large chondral defects, subchondral cysts and oedema. Joint effusion indicating arthritis.

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Case information

rID: 17758
Case created: 10th May 2012
Last edited: 2nd Nov 2015
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