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27 year old female..had lateral patellar dislocation in feb.my mri shows bone bruise on lateral condyle of femur and minimal joint effusion.treatment?

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Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Conservative : Treatment- nsaids, warms packs /ace wrap application, physical therapy, immobilization with a brace.The small fluid accumulation may resolve by itself otherwise it needs to be drained if it builds up. Follow up with ur orthopedic. Best wishes! http://reference.Medscape.Com/article/90068-treatment#showall.
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