Patellar fracture

Case contributed by Dr Guilherme Pioli Resende


Fall of the stairs with direct trauma to the left knee on the current day.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

Complete and comminuted fracture of the patella, with significant distance between the proximal and distal fragments.


Postoperative radiography of the patellar fracture fixed with metallic osteosynthesis material.

Case Discussion

Patient maintains postoperative follow-up with good recovery.

Contributed by Dr. Hemilianna Hadassa Silva Matozinho M.D. and Dr. Marcello Antônio de Rezende Basilio M.D.

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