TITLE

Sleeve Fracture of the Superior Pole of the Patella with an Intra-Articular Dislocation

AUTHOR(S)
Maripuri, Subramanyam Naidu; Mehta, Hemang; Mohanty, Khitish
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Feb2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 2, p385
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article examines a case involving a teenage male suffering from intra-articular patellar dislocation of one knee. Surgeons were able to detect patellar sleeve fracture nonoperatively with a successful outcome. Awareness of this rare combination of injuries will aid in the early diagnosis and appropriate treatment of this condition.
ACCESSION #
30000052

 

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