Trochlear dysplasia linked with patellofemoral cartilage lesions

“In a population of patients with chronic lateral patellar instability undergoing [medial patellofemoral ligament] MPFL reconstruction, the prevalence of both trochlear dysplasia and cartilage damage was each about 85%,” according to John A. Grant, M.D. "The presence of trochlear dysplasia was the strongest predictor of cartilage lesions in these patients."

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