Natural History of Avascular Necrosis of the Patella Due to Closed Global Patellar Dislocation*


ABSTRACT: This 20-year study of avascular necrosis of the patella indicates that the patella can regain its blood supply and normal joint surface over time. Significant changes in the  patella and operative treatment are noted.

SKU: JSOA-1998-7-3-F7 Categories: ,

F. Robert Brueckmann, MD