Increased medial torsion of the knee joint producing chondromalacia patellae

  • G. Janssen
Conference paper


“Torsion” means a twisting of a lengthy body around its longitudinal axis or a twisting in itself. The word describes both the process of twisting and its result (Kummer 1962). It is still unknown whether the long bones show real or only apparent torsion.


Knee Joint Distal Femur Patellofemoral Joint Lateral Condyle Varus Deformity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Janssen
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  1. 1.Orthopädische AbteilungSt. Bernhard HospitalKamp-LintfortFederal Republic of Germany

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