Blackburne-Peel index
Radiography (Lateral)
a : vertical distance between a tangent line to tibial plateau and the inferior point of patellar articular surface
b : length of articular surface of patella
Blackburne-Peel index = a / b
Patella baja <0.5
Patella alta >1.0
Biedert RM. Patellofemoral Disorders, Diagnosis and Treatment. Wiley. (2005).
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