Symptoms of a dislocated kneecap

When a kneecap dislocates, it will usually look out of place or at an odd angle.

But in many cases it will pop back into place soon afterwards.

Othersymptoms can include:

  • a "popping" sensation
  • severe knee-pain
  • being unable to straighten the knee
  • sudden swellingof the knee
  • being unable to walk
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Medically Reviewed by a doctor on 21 Dec 2018