Section 40
Chapter 39,866

Dorsal defect of the patella

Pompei, G.; Raspa, V.; Mavridis, C.; Davolio Marani, S.; Bellelli, V.; Aldrovandi, S.

La Radiologia Medica 82(1-2): 159-161


ISSN/ISBN: 0033-8362
PMID: 1896571
DOI: 10.1097/00004728-199105000-00025
Accession: 039865090

Dorsal defect of the patella (DDP) is a benign lesion with characteristic radiologic features. We describe the MR appearance of a typical DDP and a healed DDP as seen in two patients. The classic CT appearance is also described.

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