Patellar Sleeve Fracture

We know that one of the unique aspects of children that must be accounted for when evaluating kids is their anatomic differences compared to adults. Certainly major traumatic injuries bring these differences to mind the most (ex, Thoracic Trauma, Abdominal Trauma, Head Trauma), but our evaluation of minor injuries is also affected (ex, Toddler’s Fracture, Elbow Injury, Nursemaid’s Elbow, Shoulder Injury). We commonly evaluate knee pain and the specific pediatric anatomy does deserve some special attention. Let us take a minute to review one unique pediatric condition – Pediatric Patellar Sleeve Fracture: Patellar Sleeve Fracture: Anatomy The patella is part … Continue reading Patellar Sleeve Fracture