Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction in a Patient with Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome

  • Fardin Mirzatolooei Mail Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran.
Keywords:
Congenital patella dislocation, Rubinstein Taybi syndrome, Patellofemoral ligament, Instability

Abstract

Recurrent dislocation of patella may occur in patients with ligament laxity. Method of treatment in this condition is controversial but patellofemoral ligament reconstruction is the most accepted method. We present a patient with Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome and recurrent patellar dislocation who managed successfully by patellofemoral ligament reconstruction.

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Mirzatolooei F. Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction in a Patient with Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome. Acta Med Iran. 52(3):228-230.
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