The kneecap can crack just slightly, or can be broken into many pieces. ... The
major symptoms of a patellar fracture include pain and swelling in the front of the
May 17, 2016 ... Fractures of the bones of knee are relatively common. The patella, or kneecap,
may fracture due to a fall directly onto it or in car accidents, ...
Learn more about a fractured kneecap, including symptoms, causes, risks,
diagnosis and treatments.
Read patient information from MedlinePlus: Broken kneecap - aftercare. ... If you
have a severe fracture, or if your tendon is torn, you may need surgery to repair ...
What are the signs and symptoms of a patellar fracture? You have pain when
your knee is touched or when you move your leg. You have swelling and bruising
Doctors can sometimes treat people with a patella, or kneecap, fracture without
surgery. A large tendon, called the quadriceps tendon, covers the patella and ...
Jun 10, 2016 ... In the 1800s, treatment of patella fractures was controversial. ... Indications for
operative treatment of a patella fracture include the following:.
Care guide for Patellar Fracture. Includes: possible causes, signs and symptoms,
standard treatment options and means of care and support.
Feb 5, 2016 ... One of the common symptoms of a patella fracture is knee swelling. The swelling
is caused by bleeding from the fractured bone ends into the ...
Mar 8, 2012 ... Patellar fractures are known in common terms as simply, a broken knee. The
patella is the bone that creates the knee cap bone, which shields ...