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Patellofemoral disorders presenting as bilateral locked knees in achondroplasia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17081757     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Patellofemoral disorders in achondroplasia, to our knowledge, have not been reported in the literature. We describe an unusual case of bilateral locked knees in an achondroplastic patient secondary to intra-articular subluxating patellae and symmetrical chondral flap lesions of the femoral trochlea which were treated by arthroscopic resection. We suggest that abnormal kinematics may cause patellofemoral complications in achondroplasia.
Authors:
A Khan; C M Fergusson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2006-11-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Knee     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0968-0160     ISO Abbreviation:  Knee     Publication Date:  2007 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-12-25     Completed Date:  2007-03-20     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9430798     Medline TA:  Knee     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  71-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Orthopaedic and Trauma Department, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester, GL1 3NN, United Kingdom. amerkhan441@hotmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Achondroplasia / complications*
Adolescent
Arthroscopy
Female
Humans
Joint Diseases / diagnosis*
Knee Joint*
Range of Motion, Articular

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