Patella is the largest sesamoid bone in human body and patella fractures constitute about 1% of all fractures. Active extensor mechanism usually affected by fractures of this bone which have important roles in that mechanism. Physical exam and conventional radiography are usually enough for diagnosis. Conservative or surgical treatment is preferred according to fracture type and morphology. Most common techniques are K-wire and tension banding. Partial or total patellectomy shouldn`t be preferred as a primary treatment technique. Functional impairment after treatment of patella fractures are common. In this article, types of patella fractures were discussed, and current treatment modalities reviewed.