BMJ Case Reports 2009; doi:10.1136/bcr.07.2009.2069
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Locked knee?

  1. Andre Koletzko,
  2. Thiagarajan Jaiganesh
  1. Emergency Department, St George’s Hospital, Blackshaw Road, London, SW17 0QT, UK
  1. Thiagarajan Jaiganesh, jaiganesh{at}
  • Published 28 September 2009

We report a very unusual case of a 60-year-old woman who presented to our Emergency Department (ED) after accidentally having fallen onto a key which was half embedded into the lateral half of her right knee joint. After a radiographic diagnosis (fig 1), the key was removed under sedation in the ED. She …

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