Arthroscopic treatment of voluntary superior dislocation of the patella.

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The patient, a 45-year-old woman who complained of crepitation and locking of her patella, had a voluntary superior dislocation of the patella and was arthroscopically treated. Radiography showed patella alta and osteoarthrosis in the patellofemoral joint. Fluoroscopy showed that, during active contraction of the quadriceps muscle, the tip of the osteophyte… (More)

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@article{Takai1998ArthroscopicTO, title={Arthroscopic treatment of voluntary superior dislocation of the patella.}, author={Shinichiro Takai and Naoyuki Yoshino and Yusuke Hirasawa}, journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association}, year={1998}, volume={14 7}, pages={753-6} }