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A 30-year-old female asked:

Had micro fracture surgery on my knee 4 years ago went and played basketball knee swole up could barely walk now having knee scoped good idea or bad?

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Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 24 years experience
A good idea: A knee arthroscopy can be both diagnostic and therapeutic. Given your history of cartilage injury-thus the micro-fracture procedure and swelling with difficulty ambulating, a knee arthroscopy is not a bad idea. Hope that helps and all the best.

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Last updated Jul 1, 2015

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