Double-layered patella in multiple epiphyseal dysplasia: A valuable clue in the diagnosis

Eugene G. Sheffield

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Bilateral double-layered patella, a form of partite patella consisting of anterior and posterior components, was diagnosed in three children with multiple epiphyseal dysplasia. The literature on double-layered patella, its relationship to multiple epiphyseal dysplasia, radiographic findings, and clinical implications are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)123-128
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Pediatric Orthopaedics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998



  • Double-layered patella
  • Multiple epiphyseal dysplasia
  • Partite patella

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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