A 37-year-old member asked:
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can yo explain chondromalacia ?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Cartilage damage: The cartilage under your kneecap (patella) is a natural shock absorber. Overuse, injury or other factors may lead to a condition known as chondromalacia patella — a general term indicating damage to the cartilage under your kneecap. A more accurate term for chondromalacia patella is patellofemoral pain syndrome.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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