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Post-operative Failed Hardware and Knee Infection with Surgical Patellectomy
Post-operative Failed Hardware and Knee Infection with Surgical Patellectomy

This stock medical exhibit features multiple images detailing complications following failed patellar hardware after placement for a fractured knee cap. The following images are shown: 1. Medial overview of the left knee site. 2. Detailed enlargement of the knee following hardware failure with resulting infection. 3. Incision into the knee. 4. Removal of failed hardware and patellectomy (resection of the patella). 5. Post-operative appearance following patellectomy.

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Last Updated: Mar 5th, 2020

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