Traumatic chondral injury of the retropatellar knee joint

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Knee injury in a traffic accident 4 weeks earlier. Persistent pain and effusion.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female

Traumatic dissection of a chondral fragment from the retropatellar femoral joint surface, that can be found as a loose intraarticular body behind the proximal ACL.

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Case information

rID: 16466
Published: 20th Jan 2012
Last edited: 24th Oct 2015
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