Isolated Congenital unilateral Aplasia of Patella with contralateral Hypoplasia of Patella-A Case Report.

Authors

  • Asad Ali Chaudary Associate Professor Department of Orthopedics Surgery Punjab Rangers Teaching Hospital Lahore Rahbar Medical and Dental College Lahore
  • Syed Hassan Raza Bokhari 2Senior Registrar Department of Orthopedics Surgery Punjab Rangers Teaching Hospital Lahore Rahbar Medical and Dental College, Lahore
  • Muhammad Usama Akhtar Final Year MBBS students Rahbar Medical and Dental College, Lahore
  • Sehrish Khalid Final Year MBBS students Rahbar Medical and Dental College, Lahore
  • Sanniya Mobin Khattak Final Year MBBS students Rahbar Medical and Dental College, Lahore
  • Noor ul Ain Final Year MBBS students Rahbar Medical and Dental College, Lahore

Keywords:

Nail patella syndrome, Patella aplasia, Patella hypoplasia.

Abstract

Congenital absence of patella(aplasia) or small size patella(hypoplasia) is very rare and usually associated with other anomalies like Nail Patella Syndrome, Ischiopatellar dysplasia and Turner-Kiesser syndrome. This condition can have diverse clinical manifestations. Congenitally absent patella is usually bilateral. The diagnosis of patellar aplasia and hypoplasia is often delayed because the patella is cartilaginous from birth till third and sixth years of age when it starts ossifying. We present a very unique and extremely rare case report of an isolated congenital absent patella on the right side and small sized patella on the left side in an adolescent and which was not associated with any syndrome.

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Published

2022-03-15

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Asad Ali Chaudary, Syed Hassan Raza Bokhari, Muhammad Usama Akhtar, Sehrish Khalid, Sanniya Mobin Khattak, & Noor ul Ain. (2022). Isolated Congenital unilateral Aplasia of Patella with contralateral Hypoplasia of Patella-A Case Report. Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association, 34(01), 40–43. Retrieved from http://jpoa.org.pk/index.php/upload/article/view/621