Patellar fracture

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard


Motor vehicle accident

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male

A comminuted fracture through the lower pole of the patellar isdemonstrated. On the lateral projection a small fragment of bone isprojected posterior to the knee joint, which is of uncertain significance,but could represent an intra articular fragment from the patellar fracture.The tibia and femur appear intact. 

Case Discussion

Inferior pole patellar fracture

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Case information

rID: 18724
Published: 19th Jul 2012
Last edited: 4th Oct 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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