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Prior lateral patellar dislocation: MR imaging findings.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Radiology
Publication Date
Volume
189
Issue
3
Pages
905–907
Identifiers
PMID: 8234724
Source
Medline
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Abstract

Hemarthrosis, medial patellar and lateral femoral contusion, and retinacular disruption suggest prior lateral patellar dislocation. Because of its sensitivity to subtle intraosseous signal abnormality, axial STIR imaging is a valuable adjunct in the evaluation of the acutely injured knee.

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