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Transient lateral patellar dislocation

Case contributed by Hani Makky Al Salam
Diagnosis certain


Knee trauma

Patient Data

Age: Adult

Joint effusion.

Moderate knee effusion.

Bone marrow edema at the anterolateral aspect of lateral femoral condyle and the inferomedial aspect of the patella.

Sprained medial patellofemoral ligament.

Case Discussion

Features are suggestive of transient lateral patellar dislocation.

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