Patella fracture

Case contributed by Pir Abdul Ahad Aziz Qureshi


Road traffic accident

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

Transverse patellar fracture with retraction of the proximal fractured fragment. There is associated soft tissue swelling.

Case Discussion

Patella fracture usually results from direct trauma to the patella or sudden forceful contraction of the quadriceps muscles mostly secondary to sports-related injury.

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