A 49-year-old female asked:
Hi, i just had an mri done of my lt knee,and the results are as follow. patella alta with subluxation,joint effusion,and cartrilage loss over central ?
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Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
See below: Patella alta means your knee cap is riding somewhat higher than normal; similarly subluxation refers to an abnormal position between the two bones that make up a joint; these conditions can lead to cartilage loss on the undersurface of the knee cap known as chondromalacia. Don't hesitate to discuss directly with doctor.
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Last updated May 19, 2016
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