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what does edema is seen with the inferior patella

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Kanter
21 years experience Geriatrics
No: Typical to have this edema after the fracture and brace. It should improve when pt starts.
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Dr. Amir Khan answered
27 years experience Sports Medicine
Clot = silent killer: Swelling can be commonly seen after injuries. This can be from unrelated medical causes or generally due to poor circulation, inflammation at the inju ... Read More

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A 7-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Degenerative proces: What it MEANS as stated and what it MEANS in the context of the clinical situation may be 2 different things. Chondromalacia means degeneration of car ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Patella: chondromalacia is a disorder of the ANTERIOR =FRONT Compartement of the knee and by itself does not usually cause pain BEHIND the knee!! Hope this he ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
I don't think: The autoimmune disease would do that.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
That finding: is probably not due to RA or lupus.
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Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Osteochondral lesion: Is a focal injury of the cartilage and underlying bone along the articular surface, due to trauma, repetitive micro trauma, instability, or abnormal j ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
42 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Depends: Depends on how you feel. If you are having pain and symptoms then it would be advantageous to visit your local orthopedist . Otherwise it may be somet ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: It sounds like you have experienced some complications related to the extensor mechanism of the knee replacement. Thai includes the patella, the poly ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
When nonop tx fails: Surgery is not usually the first line of treatment for chronic injuries such as you described: degenerative (chronic) PHMMT, and patellar tendinosis ( ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Post traumatic : Arthritis of the knees and also .Possibly of the hips.

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