Knee Arthroplasty for Chronic Anterior Dislocation Knee with Intra- Articular Ganglion Cyst in the RetroPatellar Region in a Patient with Type 1 Neurofibromatosis

Vol 32| Issue 1 | Jan – June 2019 | page: 30-33 |  Ajayakumar T


Authors: Ajayakumar T [1]

[1] Department of Orthopaedics, Holy Family Hospital, Muthalakodam,
Thodupuzha, Kerla, India.

Address of correspondence :
Dr. Ajayakumar T,
Department of Orthopaedics, Holy Family Hospital, Muthalakodam,
Thodupuzha, Kerla, India.
E-mail: drtajay@gmail.com


Abstract

We present a case of chronic anterior dislocation of knee in a 65-year-old female. She was suffering from type 1 neurofibromatosis and was having an intra-articular ganglion cyst of size 7 cm × 4 cm in between the patella and anterior aspect of the lower end of femur. We performed semi-constrained knee arthroplasty after excising the intra-articular ganglion cyst with satisfactory results. Postoperatively, the patient became ambulant with painless stable knee.
Keywords: Chronic knee dislocation, Arthroplasty, Intra-articular ganglion cysts, Type 1 neurofibromatosis, Osteoarthritis.


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How to Cite this Article:  Ajayakumar T. Knee Arthroplasty for Chronic Anterior Dislocation Knee with Intra-Articular Ganglion Cystin the Retro patellar Region in a Patient with Type 1 Neurofibromatosis. Kerala Journal of Orthopaedics Jan-June 2019; 32(1): 30-33.

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