Patellofemoral dysfunction - Extensor mechanism malalignment

Donell, Simon (2006) Patellofemoral dysfunction - Extensor mechanism malalignment. Current Orthopaedics, 20 (2). pp. 103-111.

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Anterior knee pain has many causes. When it arises from the knee extensor mechanism, those with normal alignment must be distinguished from those with malalignment. Patellar dislocation is at one extreme of a spectrum of disorders that are due to malalignment of the extensor mechanism of the knee. This article discusses important aspects of extensor mechanism malalignment and a logical approach to operative treatment for patients with failed conservative therapy.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2010 11:09
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2024 11:30
DOI: 10.1016/j.cuor.2006.02.016

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