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Table 1 The location of the MPFL tear as a function of the gender (male vs. female). Attenuation of the MPFL was also recorded.

From: Medial patellofemoral ligament injury patterns and associated pathology in lateral patella dislocation: an MRI study

  Femur Tear Patella Tear Femur and Patella Tear Attenuation Of MPFL
Male
(N = 127)
30
(23%)
61
(47%)
16
(12%)
16
(12%)
Female
(N = 68)
20
(29%)
32
(47%)
10
(14%)
10
(14%)
Total 50/195 93/195 26/195 26/195
Percent 26% 47% 13% 13%
p-value 0.19 0.49 0.33 0.34