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what is a intra articulate fusion mean in the knee? what causes a knee not to straighten? please help

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Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Knee effusion : Intrarticular effusion indicates that your your knee is inflamed . If you can't straighten it you probably have some structural wear and tear inside the knee. You need to be evaluated by a knee specialist Orthopaedic surgeon.
Answered on Dec 6, 2015
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