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What is an osteomoty of the knee? after having that done would it cause the knee to lock and click?

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Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Knee Osteotomy?: Knee osteotomy is an alternative to total knee replacement surgery. It is for selected younger persons with only portion of the knee affected by osteoarthritis. Most need knee replacement later, however. If a wrong candidate is selected, the outcome will be poor. Please be very careful in deciding... http://orthopedics.about.com/od/hipkneearthritis/a/osteotomy.htm.

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A 33-year-old member asked:

Knee locking up on me. What could be causing it to lock up?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
Torn cartilage: A locked knee is a term used to describe a patient's inability to either bend or straighten their knee. If this what you asking about the common reason torn cartilage in the knee.
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