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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patella_fracture

A patella fracture is a fracture of the kneecap, which is one of the most common knee injuries. It is usually the result of a hard blow to the front of the knee. Treatment options for patella fracture include nonsurgical and surgical ...

orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=a00523

A patellar fracture is a break in the patella, or kneecap, the small bone that sits ... The most common symptoms of a patellar fracture are pain and swelling in the ...

www.physioroom.com/injuries/knee/patella_fracture_full.php

Patella Fracture Signs & Symptoms. There is immediate intense knee pain. Almost immediately the knee will become swollen and the patient is unlikely to be  ...

www.ctikneebraces.co.uk/knee-injuries-rehabilitation/broken-knee-cap.html

CTi's guide to the symptoms and treatment of a broken knee cap (patella fracture) , as well as advice on choosing braces and supports to aid recovery.

medlineplus.gov/ency/patientinstructions/000582.htm

Nov 27, 2016 ... Read patient information from MedlinePlus: Broken kneecap - aftercare. ... If you have a severe fracture, or if your tendon is torn, you may need ...

www.cedars-sinai.edu/Patients/Health-Conditions/Fractured-Kneecap.aspx

Learn more about a fractured kneecap, including symptoms, causes, risks, diagnosis and treatments.

nyulangone.org/conditions/patella-fractures/treatments/nonsurgical-treatment-of-patella-fractures

Doctors can sometimes treat people with a patella, or kneecap, fracture without surgery. A large tendon, called the quadriceps tendon, covers the patella and ...

www.sports-health.com/blog/what-you-need-know-about-kneecap-injuries

Whether it's dislocation, fracture, or something else, the kneecap is prone to a few different types of injuries. Learn about them and the symptoms they cause.

www.summitmedicalgroup.com/library/adult_health/sma_patellar_fracture

A kneecap fracture is a break or crack in the kneecap (patella). It may be ... Your healthcare provider will ask about your symptoms and how the injury happened.

emedicine.medscape.com/article/1249384-treatment

Jun 10, 2016 ... In the 1800s, treatment of patella fractures was controversial. ... Indications for operative treatment of a patella fracture include the following:.