Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Features suggestive of fractured patella mnemonic

Hi!

Features suggesting fracture of patella mnemonic :
Bruised PATELLA

- Bruises over the front of knee ( a tell-tale sign of direct trauma)
- PAin
Tenderness (swollen knee d/t haemarthrosis)
- Extensor Lag
- no Leg lift ( inability to lift the leg with full knee extension)
- Audible sounds (crepitus)


That's all
Any additions are most welcome :)
- Jaskunwar Singh

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