Dysplasia means 'abnormal shape' so that a dysplastic body part is one that is abnormal in shape

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The unstable patella

A discussion about patellar instability, the factors that may cause the patella to sublux or dislocate, and what can be done about it.

Dr Lars Blond describes a technique of deepening the groove of the trochlea via the arthroscope, for patients with recurrent dislocation of the patella.

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CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

The incidence of trochlear dysplasia in anterior cruciate ligament tears Ntagiopoulos PG, Bonin N, Sonnery-Cottet B, Badet R and Dejour D. Int Orthop. 2014 Jun; 38(6): 1269–1275.


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