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A 19-year-old female asked:

Knee dislocation 1mth ago recent mri says lrg joint effusion-oedema in region of medial patellar retinaculum& patellofemoral ligament-meaning how2 fix?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 55 years experience
? Patellar dislocate: Sounds more like a patellar dislocation. Rx varies with traumatic, 1st time, no trauma involved, also depends on ur alignment . Could b surg repair 2 realignment procedure , soft tissue or boney or both. A lot needs 2 b taken into evaluating the cause & then deciding on a rx.
Last updated Dec 9, 2013

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