Patellar avulsion fracture
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Gaillard F, Patellar avulsion fracture. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 05 Jun 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-18994
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31 Jul 2012
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Sudden onset of pain and swelling of the knee while playing sport.
Age: 15 years
From the case: Patellar avulsion fracture
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An avulsion fracture of the inferior pole of the patella, with significant retraction, is present.
Avulsion fracture of the inferior pole of the patella with a high-riding patella and significant soft tissue swelling.