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CASE REPORT
Year : 2008  |  Volume : 42  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 228-230

Bilateral congenital absence of patella


Department of Orthopaedics, St Stephen's Hospital, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
J Terrence Jose Jerome
Department of Orthopedics, St Stephen's Hospital, Tiz Hazari, New Delhi - 110 054
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5413.40264

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Absence of patella as an isolated anomaly is extremely rare. It is usually absent as part of a syndrome, most commonly hereditary arthro-onchyo-dysplasia (Nail Patella Syndrome). We present a case of congenital bilateral absence of patella in a nine-year-old boy with no associated anomalies.


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