Common knee conditions

Shahryar Noordin and Andrew Howard

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780199550647
Published online April 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199608249 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Common knee conditions

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All children who complain of knee symptoms must be assessed for ipsilateral hip and spine pathology

Congenital or persistent lateral dislocation of the patella and obligatory dislocation of the patella have two different clinical presentations: surgical treatment (if required) is often complex

The natural history of stable osteochondritis dissecans lesions is generally favourable in a child with open physes.

Chapter.  4694 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery

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