Illustration for lateral patellar dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Pujanwita Das Majumder

Figure 1: normal orientation of patellofemoral components in extension.
Figure 2: impaction of medial aspect of patella against lateral femoral condyle following injury

Figure 3: recoiling of patella

Case Discussion

Sites for retinacular injury are as follows:

  • at patellar insertion,
  • at midsubstance, or
  • within vastus medlalis obliquus muscle.

 

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 27275
Case created: 26th Jan 2014
Last edited: 29th Aug 2015
Tags: pdm, diagram
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.