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Neglected irreducible posterolateral knee dislocation

Author(s): Saini Raghav | Mootha Aditya | Goni Vijay | Dhillon Mandeep

Journal: Indian Journal of Orthopaedics
ISSN 0019-5413

Volume: 44;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 468;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: Irreducible knee dislocation | knee dislocation | neglected posterolateral knee dislocation

Knee dislocations are rare injuries. Posterolateral knee dislocations are only a small subset of them. There is a paucity of literature regarding the management of such neglected cases. We report here, a case of neglected irreducible posterolateral knee dislocation treated with open reduction and isolated posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction followed by gradual rehabilitation with good outcome at 3 years followup.
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