Atrophy of all portions of the quadriceps muscles is present in the affected limb of people with unilateral PFP. There was no atrophy of the quadriceps in individuals with PFP compared to those without pathology. Selective atrophy of VMO relative to vastus lateralis was not identified in people with PFP.

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Giles LS et al. Atrophy of the Quadriceps is Not Isolated to Vastus Medialis Oblique in Individuals With Patellofemoral Pain. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2015 Jun 25:1-22. Article sous presse.

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