Lateral patellar dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Pain and deformity

Patient Data

Age: 61
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Lateral patellar dislocation. 

Case Discussion

Patella dislocation most commonly results from a twisting motion, with the knee in flexion and the femur rotating internally on a fixed foot.

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Case Information

rID: 28607
Case created: 2nd Apr 2014
Last edited: 1st Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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