International Orthopaedics

, Volume 15, Issue 2, pp 115–120 | Cite as

Tumours of the patella

  • M. Mercuri
  • R. Casadei
  • A. Ferraro
  • R. de Cristofaro
  • A. Balladelli
  • P. Picci
Article

Summary

We report 15 cases of primary tumours and pseudotumours of the patella. The radiographic features and the surgical treatment of the different histological types are described in relation to Enneking's surgical staging and data derived from the literature.

Résumé

Nous rapportons 15 cas de tumeurs ou de pseudotumeurs primitives de la rotule. Nous décrivons les aspects radiologiques et le traitement des divers types histologiques en relation avec la classification de Enneking et les données de la littérature.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Mercuri
    • 1
  • R. Casadei
    • 1
  • A. Ferraro
    • 1
  • R. de Cristofaro
    • 1
  • A. Balladelli
    • 1
  • P. Picci
    • 1
  1. 1.Centro Tumori, Istituto Ortopedico RizzoliClinica Ortopedica dell'UniversitàBolognaItaly

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