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Who Is Affected by Patellar Tracking Disorder


Who Is Affected by Patellar Tracking Disorder

Patellar tracking disorder affects:

  • Women more often than men.
  • Teenagers more often than people in older and younger age groups.

Patellar tracking disorder is a common cause of patellofemoral pain syndrome, which most often affects manual laborers, athletes, and teenagers.

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ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerPatrick J. McMahon, MD - Orthopedic Surgery
Last RevisedJanuary 9, 2012

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