Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 11

Bilateral Stress Fracture of Patella during Jogging. A Brazilian Case Report

Lourenço Galizia Heitzmann1,2*, Raphael Battisti1, Paulo Afonso Lages Gonçalves Filho1, Rogerio Teixeira de Carvalho1, Pedro Bragato Romanholi1, Nataly Cristina Reis Uzelin1, Mauro Freitas Daher Junior1, Eduardo Angoti Magri1, Erika Saori Gushiken1 and Rolando Gustavo Toledo Pacheco1

1Orthopedics and Traumatology Department, Hospital do Servidor Público Estadual de São Paulo (HSPE), São Paulo, SP, Brazil
2Postgraduate Program of the Instituto de Assistência Médica ao Servidor Público Estadual (IAMSPE), São Paulo, SP, Brazil

*Corresponding Author: Lourenço Galizia Heitzmann, Orthopedics and Traumatology Department, Hospital do Servidor Público Estadual de São Paulo (HSPE) and Postgraduate Program of the Instituto de Assistência Médica ao Servidor Público Estadual (IAMSPE), São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

Received: July 27, 2021; Published:



Bilateral stress fracture of the patella is an extremely rare condition. It is related to sports overuse and repetitive trauma. Some metabolic and hormonal abnormalities are associated as risk factors.

This report presents a case of atraumatic bilateral patella fracture in a female amateur runner treated in our institution surgically. The affected patient recovered function completely, returning to sport activity in a few months.

Keywords: Fractures Bone; Fractures Stress; Patella



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Citation: Lourenço Galizia Heitzmann., et al. “Bilateral Stress Fracture of Patella during Jogging. A Brazilian Case Report".Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 4.11 (2021): 24-27.


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