A painful and distressing event, when the patella jumps clean out of the restraining walls of the groove in which it normally rides.

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Interpretation by the Editor of a 2017 published medical paper studying long term problems in patients whose original patellar dislocations were not surgically managed.

This is the Editor's interpretation of a paper published in the orthopaedic literature in 2017.

This is the Editor's interpretation of a paper published in the orthopaedic literature in 2016.

An overview by Dr Lars Blond.

Easy-to-read interpretation of a 2012 medical article on primary traumatic patellar dislocation.

Patellar instability and dislocation

Discussing how the anatomy can affect the tendency to dislocate the patella.

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