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Congenital dislocation of the patella

Congenital dislocation of the patella: Introduction

Congenital dislocation of the patella: Dislocation of the kneecap at birth. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Congenital dislocation of the patella is available below.

Symptoms of Congenital dislocation of the patella

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Causes of Congenital dislocation of the patella

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Congenital dislocation of the patella: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Congenital dislocation of the patella

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Congenital dislocation of the patella: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Congenital dislocation of the patella

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Definitions of Congenital dislocation of the patella:

Congenital dislocation of the patella is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Congenital dislocation of the patella, or a subtype of Congenital dislocation of the patella, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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