Patellar dislocation in Kabuki syndrome

Kenji Kurosawa, Hiroshi Kawame, Yukikatsu Ochiai, Masanosuke Nakashima, Takaya Tohma, Hirofumi Ohashi

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

15 Citations (Scopus)


We describe four individuals (two females and two males) with Kabuki syndrome and recurrent dislocation of the patella. The age of diagnosis of patellar dislocation ranged from 11 to 23 years. One individual underwent excision of the free fragment and transfer of the tibial tuberosity with good outcome. Two required patellar brace for instability. Characteristics of individuals with the syndrome at a high risk of patellar dislocation include female, adolescence or young adulthood, joint laxity, and obesity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)160-163
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican journal of medical genetics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Mar 1
Externally publishedYes


  • Joint laxity
  • Kabuki syndrome
  • Patellar dislocation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics
  • Genetics(clinical)


Dive into the research topics of 'Patellar dislocation in Kabuki syndrome'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this