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Year : 1996  |  Volume : 30  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 31-32

Ostheochondral Fracture Of Patella With Severe Functional Disability- A Case Report


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Anil Kumar Sharma


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Osteochondral fracture of patella is a painful disabling condition. Astute clinical appreciation and precise radiological evaluation is mandatory to arrive at a correct diagnosis. The treatment in the face of severe disabling pain, remains surgery. Here lies the controversy, what surgery? We try to suggest a simple yet effective surgical technique as yet unreported. A case of undisplaced Ostcochondral fracture involving medial articular facet of Patella is reported which remained symptomatic despite adequate conservative management. Partial medial patellectomy was very rewarding.


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