A 47-year-old female asked:
What is a chondroplasty of the sub patella mean? does plica ever regenerate?
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Orthopedic Surgery 54 years experience
Plica not often, sub: patellar arthroplasty is an arthroscopic shaving of the under (sub) side of the patella, trying to make it smooth. If the cause of chondromalacia is due to mal-alignment , this needs to be addressed to stop progression of the problem
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Last updated May 16, 2017
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