September 2020

Treating a Rare Injury: Patellofemoral Dislocation

Patellofemoral dislocation accounts for less than 3% of knee injuries seen by most orthopedic surgeons. Evaluation of patellofemoral dislocation, and determining whether surgical or non-surgical management would be optimal for a particular patient, is difficult due to anatomical complexity and challenges in determining the cause of the problem.