Patellar fracture

Case contributed by Dr Guilherme Pioli Resende

Presentation

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

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

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

X-ray

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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