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CASE REPORT
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 44  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 468-470

Neglected irreducible posterolateral knee dislocation


Department of Orthopaedics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh - 160 012, India

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Raghav Saini
House No. 1270, Sector 15, Panchkula, Chandigarh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5413.69323

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Knee dislocations are rare injuries. Posterolateral knee dislocations are only a small subset of them. There is a paucity of literature regarding the management of such neglected cases. We report here, a case of neglected irreducible posterolateral knee dislocation treated with open reduction and isolated posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction followed by gradual rehabilitation with good outcome at 3 years followup.


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