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Clinical Presentation and Outcomes Associated With Fabellectomy in the Setting of Fabella Syndrome


Background

Clinical outcomes pertaining to isolated lateral fabellectomy in the setting of fabella syndrome are limited to small case reports at this time.

Purpose

To assess the most common presenting symptoms, clinical outcomes, and satisfaction after fabella excision in the setting of fabella syndrome.

Study Design

Case series; Level of evidence, 4.

Methods

Consecutive patients with a minimum of 21-month follow-up […]

Clinical Presentation and Outcomes Associated With Fabellectomy in the Setting of Fabella Syndrome

ACL and Posterolateral Corner Injuries


Abstract

The importance of the posterolateral corner (PLC) with respect to knee stability, particularly in the setting of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) deficiency, has become more apparent in recent years. The purposes of this article are to review the current concepts of PLC injuries and to address their role in the ACL-deficient and […]

ACL and Posterolateral Corner Injuries

Arthroscopy-Assisted Fabella Excision: Surgical Technique

2017 Arthroscopy Techniques

The fabella is a sesamoid bone located in the posterolateral aspect of the knee, embedded in the muscular and tendon fibers of the lateral head of the gastrocnemius muscle. It articulates anteriorly with the posterior surface of the lateral condyle, and is bordered posteriorly by the oblique […]

Arthroscopy-Assisted Fabella Excision: Surgical Technique
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