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what are chondral flaps and where are they located what is grade2 and 3 chondromalcia with unstable chondral flaps on the patella mean

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Bad knees: This is a description of x-ray or MRI findings of fairly severe wear and tear of the cartilage on the underside of the patella. (knee cap). Seeing an ... Read More

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Not necessarily: So there are findings on the MRI consistent with patellafemoral instability as well as damage to the undersurface of the patella. Non operative optio ... Read More
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Pain originate from: Patellofemoral pain syndrome is the term given to pain originating from the patellofemoral joint (i.e. The joint between the knee cap (patella) and th ... Read More
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Have hope: Chondromalacia patella means softening of the cartilage behind the kneecap. It is a very common degenerative or post-traumatic condition. Although the ... Read More
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