Patella alta

Case contributed by Professor Ali Hekmatnia

Presentation

Anterior knee pain

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male
MRI

High-riding dysplastic patella

Case Discussion

Patella alta or high riding patella may be idiopathic or secondary to patellar tendon rupture. Insall-Salvati ratio more than 1.3-1.5 is used for this condition.

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Case information

rID: 65947
Published: 3rd Feb 2019
Last edited: 3rd Feb 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Isfahan University of Medical Sciences

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