Horizontal rotation of the patella. A case report with review of the literature

Acta Orthop Scand. 1985 Oct;56(5):436-8. doi: 10.3109/17453678508994367.

Abstract

In a 14-year-old boy a direct blow caused the patella to rotate around its horizontal axis; the articular surface faced distally. Thirty-two cases have been described previously.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Athletic Injuries* / therapy
  • Humans
  • Joint Dislocations / etiology*
  • Joint Dislocations / therapy
  • Male
  • Patella / injuries*
  • Patella / physiopathology
  • Rotation
  • Soccer