Lateral patellar dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Prashant Gupta

Presentation

twisting injury of knee

Patient Data

Age: 33 years
Gender: Female
Modality: MRI

Edema is seen on medial patellar facet and lateral femoral condyle. This pattern is typical of lateral dislocation of patella.

Chondral injury on patella and osteochondral injury on femoral condyle is seen.

Invariably the medial patellar retinaculum is compromised.

Case Discussion

Edema is seen on medial patellar facet and lateral femoral condyle. This pattern is typical of lateral dislocation of patella.

Chondral injury on patella and osteochondral injury on femoral condyle is seen.

Invariably the medial patellar retinaculum is compromised.

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Case Information

rID: 17682
Case created: 4th May 2012
Last edited: 15th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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