Missed sleeve fracture of the superior pole of patella
Hakyemez, Ömer Serdar
Çaçan, Mehmet Akif
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CitationGüler, Y., Arslanoğlu, F., Korkmaz, O., Hakyemez, Ö. S., Ateş, G. ve Çaçan, M. A. (2020). Missed sleeve fracture of the superior pole of patella. Acta Chirurgiae Orthopaedicae Et Traumatologiae Cechoslovaca, 87(2), 127-128.
Patellar sleeve fracture is a form of injury in which small osseous fragments avulsed with periosteum and cartilage. 15-year-old male patient, playing in school football team, apllied to our clinic with a history of previously missed patellar superior pole sleeve avulsion fracture. Care must be taken in order not to miss the patellar superior pole sleeve fractures, which are very rare in children. Extra care must be taken in patients, whose X-ray imaging is clean but there is a problem in the extensor mechanism of the knee.