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Whats a patella dislocation?
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Orthopedic Surgery 23 years experience
Knee cap: A patella dislocation is when the knee cap comes out of place. This generally occurs towards the outside of the knee and can occur with twisting injuries to the knee. The medial patellofemoral ligament is often injured and there can be injuries to the cartilage inside the knee. As long as there are no cartilage injuries and it is the initial dislocation, they typically respond well to therapy.
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