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Knee cap dislocation

Knee cap dislocation

(Science: orthopaedics) a dislocation of the knee cap most often occurs with the knee cap moving laterally (toward the outer aspect of the leg).

features include a partially flexed knee joint with obvious displacement of the knee cap laterally. Reduction is accomplished with knee joint extension and gently coaxing the knee cap back to the midline.

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GENU VALGUM (Knock Knee) Genu Valgum is an outward deviation of the legs at the knee. It is an acquired deformity. ... valgum results in secondary flat foot. Excessive genu valgum often causes outward dislocation of the patella. In mild cause of genu valgum in young children, where the ...

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