Lateral condyle of femur
|Lateral condyle of femur|
Lower extremity of right
|Condylus lateralis femoris|
The lateral condyle is one of the two projections on the
The most common injury to the lateral femoral condyle is an osteochondral fracture combined with a patellar dislocation. The osteochondral fracture occurs on the weight-bearing portion of the lateral condyle. Typically, the condyle will fracture (and the patella may dislocate) as a result of severe impaction from activities such as downhill skiing and parachuting.