Osteochondral Fracture associated with Dislocation of the Patella: Another Mechanism of Injury

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Abstract

An apparently not previously reported type of osteochondral fracture of the lateral femoral condyle associated with dislocation of the patella is presented. The mechanism of the fracture is described as forced inward rotation of the femur against the tibia. Internal fixation is the surgical treatment of choice in this type of fracture.

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