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Superior dislocation of the patella; a case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12533385     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Superior dislocation of the patella is a rare diagnosis. A 72 year old woman attended the accident and emergency department of the hospital with a painful right knee after a knock to the knee. Clinical examination and radiographs confirmed a superior dislocation of the patella, which was reduced and closed with the aid of simple analgesia. The authors present the case report and discuss the relevant literature.
R S Bassi; B A Kumar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Emergency medicine journal : EMJ     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1472-0205     ISO Abbreviation:  Emerg Med J     Publication Date:  2003 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-01-20     Completed Date:  2005-09-30     Revised Date:  2008-11-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100963089     Medline TA:  Emerg Med J     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  97-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Orthopaedics, Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley, West Midlands, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Analgesics / therapeutic use
Dislocations / radiography,  therapy*
Patella / injuries*,  radiography
Physical Examination
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