Non-displaced patellar fracture - MRI

Case contributed by Bahman Rasuli


Right knee trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

Transverse fracture line along with patella superior pole with bone bruising adjacent to the fracture line.

Mild joint effusion.

Bone marrow edema/bruise along with medial femoral condyle middle weight-bearing.

Abnormal intrasubstance increased fluid signal along with medial patellofemoral ligament related to MPFL sprain.

Case Discussion

Transverse fracture of the patella superior pole.

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