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what is a osseous structure at the anterior aspect of the joint knee space

A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Blastic: osseous lesions would be worrisome for metastatic disease to the bone. Since the Impression doesn't mention anything to this effect, I would suspect ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Cusick
9 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Only removing them: The unispacer has been found to be not very reliable with regards to pain relief or durability. I have revised several to knee replacements, and would ... Read More
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Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not good option: You should consider partial knee replacement at your age if you choose someone who is very good at this procedure. Total knee is the standard of care ... Read More
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
29 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Avoid the Unispacer: The unispacer device has been available for many years. It sounds like an attractive option for some patients with arthritis. Long term research, ho ... Read More
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Watson
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Component removal: The gold standard is component removal and placement of antibiotic spacer. you will require at least 6 weeks of IV antibitiocs. If infection can be ... Read More
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Cure: First, the entire implant is typically removed until the infection is cured. To not do this will usually result in the retained implant providing har ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
It is a tendon: insertion area. without examination, cannot say exactly what is going on. ANd...the tendon can be merely sore from a bit of use (gets better in a few ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Kuhlman
22 years experience Family Medicine
Meniscal tear: Sounds like swelling arises from within the knee joint, indicating something is wrong inside the knee. Alternatively, if you are a runner or cyclist, ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
U got arthritis: Arthritis is a generic term for inflammation in the joint--rheumatoid arthritis=autoimmune disease where the body attacks its own joints. Septic arthr ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
31 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Space between...: It is the joint space between the thigh bone, leg bone and the knee cap which are held together by ligaments and tendons. It is lubricated with joint ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff McFadden
24 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Nothing unless you are symptomatic. This is likely normal. Any other intraarticular injury causing increased fluid would have been noted on MRI.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
If ortho okays: Any surgery will produce scar tissue. The key to determine is if the location of the current scar tissue is causing functional impairment. If so surgi ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
What?: I am not sure what you are asking of us. Your results are common, standard and represent a need to see the orthopedic surgeon.

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