Patellar fracture

Case contributed by 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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