EXTERNAL DISLOCATION OF THE KNEE
Dislocation at the tibiofemoral joint is rare, constituting about 1 per cent. of all cases. External dislocation occurs in 5 per cent. of these injuries in this location. It is rare in its complete form. When complete the dislocation is usually compound. The following case was incomplete:
Dec. 30, 1910: Mr. H. L. L., aged 40, a strike-breraker, was pulled from a wagon, a distance of 3½ feet. He landed on his feet, fell to the ground and was unable to rise. He was taken at once to the...