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Qureshi P, Patella fracture. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 22 Mar 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-60697
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02 Sep 2018
Liaquat National Hospital
Road traffic accident
Age: 35 years
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Transverse patellar fracture with retraction of the proximal fractured fragment. There is associated soft tissue swelling.
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Patella fracture usually results from direct trauma to the patella or sudden forceful contraction of the quadriceps muscles mostly secondary to sports-related injury.