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Minerva Pediatrica 2020 February;72(1):65-71

DOI: 10.23736/S0026-4946.17.04882-4

Copyright © 2017 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

lingua: Inglese

Pediatric patellar dislocation

Baobiao GAO, Yingchun SHI , Fengfei ZHANG

Department of Orthopedics, The Affiliated Xuzhou Children’s Hospital of Xuzhou Medical University, Xuzhou, Jiangsu, China



Acute patellar dislocation affects approximately 1:1000 healthy children 9-15 years of age, and up to 50% are at risk for recurrent dislocations. In adults the condition is associated with long-term complications, such as osteoarthritis and impairment of knee function. However, literature describing the outcome in a pediatric population is sparse. The present review article evaluates the long-term effects on knee function and cartilage quality after traumatic patellar dislocation in childhood, and also to evaluate the reliability of two clinical tests of medio-lateral knee position, in healthy children.


KEY WORDS: Patellar dislocation; Pediatrics; Knee

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