Lateral knee dislocation

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Pedestrian versus car.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years old
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Knee dislocation with lateral displacement of the tibia/fibula with respect to be femur. Also, there is lateral dislocation of the patella, with a small bone fragment at its lower pole. 

Case Discussion

Knee dislocation is uncommon, and is associated with relatively high incidence of neurovascular damage. 

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Case Information

rID: 42775
Case created: 7th Feb 2016
Last edited: 29th May 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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