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Intra-articular dislocation of the patella with incomplete rotation--two case reports and a review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15066624     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Intra-articular dislocation of the patella is a rare clinical condition. Only forty-five cases have been reported. Most of them were encountered in adolescents and required an open reduction. We report two cases in an older age group with an incomplete rotation of the patella, which were successfully treated by closed reduction. We discuss the literature and suggest that the management depends on the degree of patellar rotation.
R K Choudhary; J W S Tice
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Knee     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0968-0160     ISO Abbreviation:  Knee     Publication Date:  2004 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-04-06     Completed Date:  2004-05-25     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9430798     Medline TA:  Knee     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  125-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Southampton University Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Aged, 80 and over
Knee Joint / radiography
Patella / pathology*,  radiography
Patellar Dislocation / pathology*,  radiography,  therapy

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