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A 56-year-old female asked:

What is a small subchondral fracture defomity of the lateral figures facet with prominent bone marrow edema? moderate size joint effusion.

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Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Joint abnl: Need to identify which joint ar u asking about , Is it the knee ? . Subchondral microfractures and prominent bone marrow edema are descriptions of the same thing . Typically r quite painful and may respond with axial bony paste. Which is only performed in the or by an orthopaedic d

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