Patella displacement and osteoarthrosis of the knee joint in mice.

Abstract

Surgical stabilisation of the normally medially--subluxing patella of STR/ORT male mice, prevented the normal development of osteoarthrosis in the medial compartment of the femoro-tibial joint. Surgically produced medial dislocation of the patella in non-arthrosis-prone male CBA/ORT mice often gave rise to osteoarthrosis of the medial condyles. This, with… (More)

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