Patellar fracture

Case contributed by Dr Benoudina Samir

Presentation

Pain, swelling and haemarthrosis after a fall on the knee at home.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Slightly displaced simple transverse patellar fracture.
Extensive arterial wall calcification, due to diabetes and/or chronic renal failure.

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Case information

rID: 21886
Published: 23rd Feb 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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