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Superior dislocation of the patella. Case report and review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16035716     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Superior dislocation of the patella is a rare diagnosis, which usually occurs after a trivial trauma. It usually requires manipulation with analgesics or may even need anaesthesia. We report a case of spontaneous reduction of the dislocation, which lead us to believe that this may be more common in the community than has been reported.
George Joseph; Kailash Devalia; Kalyan Kantam; Nebal M Shaath
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta orthopaedica Belgica     Volume:  71     ISSN:  0001-6462     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Orthop Belg     Publication Date:  2005 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-07-22     Completed Date:  2005-08-30     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985165R     Medline TA:  Acta Orthop Belg     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  369-71     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Orthopaedics, Barnsley District General Hospital, Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2EP, United Kingdom.
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MeSH Terms
Analgesics / therapeutic use
Combined Modality Therapy
Follow-Up Studies
Knee Injuries / complications,  radiography
Manipulation, Orthopedic / methods
Middle Aged
Pain Measurement
Patellar Dislocation / etiology,  radiography*,  therapy*
Risk Assessment
Severity of Illness Index
Treatment Outcome
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