We concluded that tophi around the bipartite patella should be treated by a combination of surgical excision and uricosuric agents to prevent deposition causing recurrence of gouty attacks and to preserve the second part of patella as much as possible.
Bipartite patella in the adolescent: Results of surgical excision.
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In conclusion, KT is an effective method in decreasing anterior knee pain that can be used in symptomatic bipartite patella patients.
Excision of painful bipartite patella: good long-term outcome in young adults.
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Radiographies of 24 years-old female (a, superolateral bipartite patella), 34 years-old male (b, lateral bipartite patella) and 57 years-old male (c, superolateral tripartite patella) patients.
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