A member asked:

What is subchondral edamatous contusion? is it a bone bruise? how do fix it? does it take time to heal?

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Dr. Christopher Brown answered

Specializes in Sports Medicine

Bone bruise: Subchondral edema seen on MRI represent swelling within the bone which can result from injury. A bone bruise is a good way of thinking about it if associated w injury. Time depends on severity of injury. Symptoms resolve before MRI is normal generally.

Answered 6/10/2014

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