Patella Baja: Definition, Symptoms & Treatment


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The bones that make up the knee joint are the patella, tibia, and _____.

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1. Which of these is common symptom of patella baja?

2. What is the name of the surgical procedure to repair patella baja that involves raising the location where the patellar tendon is attached to the tibia?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to fully assess what you know about patella baja. You must be familiar with symptoms and specific terms related to this condition in order to answer all quiz questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be asked to do the following when you take this quiz:

  • Name the bones that make up the knee joint
  • Identify a common symptom of patella baja
  • Give the name of the surgical procedure used to repair patella baja
  • Recognize the word used to describe a pinching of the tendon that causes pain associated with patella baja
  • Understand what percentage of knee replacements develop patella baja

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as the bones of the knee joint
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding surgery for patella baja
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about symptoms of patella baja and the pinching of tendons that causes pain in those with this condition

Additional Learning

You will find more information about this condition addressed in the lesson titled Patella Baja: Definition, Symptoms & Treatment. Details covered in this lesson include:

  • What patella baja is
  • Causes of patella baja
  • A non-surgical treatment of this condition