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A 54-year-old female asked:

What does large knee effusion and synovitis mean? also soft edema anterior to the patella and proximal tibia? does full-thickness cartilage fissure of the patellar ridge need surgery? please help explain thanks?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
It means what it says. Cant comment on surgery without seeing you and films. You have some knee injury and it is reacting to it.
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