Sleeve fracture of the patella in a child

Ahmad Hata, Rasit (2004) Sleeve fracture of the patella in a child. Medical Journal of Malaysia, 59. pp. 52-53. ISSN 0300-5283

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Abstract

Sleeve fracture of the inferior pole of the patella is a rare and distinctive fracture in children with few published reports. These fractures are frequently misdiagnosed and neglected. We highlight a case of a neglected and misdiagnosed sleeve fracture of the patella in an eleven-year-old boy. This was initially diagnosed as an avulsion fracture of the tibial tubercle. A good outcome was achieved after open reduction and internal fixation.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sleeve fracture, diagnosed, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education,
Subjects: R Medicine > RD Surgery
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Depositing User: Rasit
Date Deposited: 20 May 2015 07:26
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2017 07:38
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/7465

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