Significance of arthroscopy in children with knee joint injuries.


Clinical and arthroscopic findings after knee joint injury were evaluated in 35 children aged 4-15 years. Arthroscopy revealed a rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament in 9 patients; two lesions were only partial. Eight children suffered from patellar dislocation. Eleven patients showed minimal synovial and cartilaginous lesions as the only cause of… (More)


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@article{KloeppelWirth1992SignificanceOA, title={Significance of arthroscopy in children with knee joint injuries.}, author={S Kloeppel-Wirth and Johannes L. Koltai and Hartmut Dittmer}, journal={European journal of pediatric surgery : official journal of Austrian Association of Pediatric Surgery ... [et al] = Zeitschrift fur Kinderchirurgie}, year={1992}, volume={2 3}, pages={169-72} }