Avulsion fracture involving the body of the patella.

  • Arlene Hughes
  • Published 1985 in British journal of sports medicine


A report on an unusual transverse fracture through the body of the patella in a 13 year old high jumper is presented. The clinic features and treatment of the more usual avulsion injury of the patella is discussed. 


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@article{Hughes1985AvulsionFI, title={Avulsion fracture involving the body of the patella.}, author={Arlene Hughes}, journal={British journal of sports medicine}, year={1985}, volume={19 2}, pages={119-20} }