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Cases Journal

, 2:9086

First Online: 25 November 2009Received: 04 November 2009Accepted: 25 November 2009DOI: 10.1186-1757-1626-2-9086

Cite this article as: van Jonbergen, HP.W. & van Egmond, K. Cases Journal 2009 2: 9086. doi:10.1186-1757-1626-2-9086

Abstract

IntroductionPatients with patellofemoral instability with trochlear dysplasia may be treated with trochlear osteotomy.

Case presentationWe present a patient with patellofemoral instability treated with trochlear osteotomy. The procedure resulted in nonunion with painful bony impingement and isolated patellofemoral osteoarthritis. Patellofemoral arthroplasty was performed.

ConclusionPatellofemoral arthroplasty may be considered a salvage procedure for failed surgical treatment for trochlear dysplasia.

List of abbreviationsCTComputed Tomography

MPFLMedial patellofemoral ligament

PFJpatellofemoral joint.

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Author: Hans-Peter W van Jonbergen - Kees van Egmond

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