Patellar fracture

Case contributed by Dr Mohammed Dafalla Ibrahim

Presentation

A heavy box fell down on his knee - direct trauma . right knee swelling and haemoarthrosis/effusion

Patient Data

Age: 36 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Transverse fracture of the patella is noted with retraction of the proximal fragment 

X-ray

Post-Operative

Tension band for patellar fracture with K-wires and figure of SS 

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Case information

rID: 36835
Published: 12th May 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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