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2020 Jul-Sep

JBJS Case Connect



Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty in a Patient with Nail-Patella Syndrome: A Case Report.


Yang JW, Heckmann ND, Della Valle CJ
JBJS Case Connect. 2020 Jul-Sep; 10(3):e2000216.
PMID: 32910587.


A 46-year-old woman with a medical history of nail-patella syndrome (NPS) presented with chronic right knee pain. Radiographic and physical examination revealed isolated medial tibiofemoral osteoarthritis and a hypoplastic laterally subluxed patella. The patient was successfully treated with a medial unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA).