TRANSVERSE FRACTURE OF THE PATELLA IN CHILDREN

Citation
Kr. Makhdoomi et al., TRANSVERSE FRACTURE OF THE PATELLA IN CHILDREN, Archives of orthopaedic and trauma surgery, 112(6), 1993, pp. 302-303
Citations number
15
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Note
Categorie Soggetti
Orthopedics,Surgery
ISSN journal
0936-8051
Volume
112
Issue
6
Year of publication
1993
Pages
302 - 303
Database
ISI
SICI code
0936-8051(1993)112:6<302:TFOTPI>2.0.ZU;2-0
Abstract
We report two cases of transverse fracture of the patella in children. Contrary to the general belief that this fracture is common in childr en, we could not find any reported cases since 1973. Both of our cases were sports-related and each illustrates a different mechanism of inj ury.