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A 17-year-old female asked:

My knees sometimes lock and click back into place leaving me in severe pain. what could this be?

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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Subluxating patella: A thorough knee evaluation, radiographs, and perhaps an MRI with more clearly detail what is causing your symptoms. An unstable patella that moves in and out of joint (subluxation) is a common cause of insidious knee locking and clicking.

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Last updated Jun 10, 2014

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