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Left knee medial compartment joint replacement hardware with abnormal uptake of tracer in the medial left femoral condyle proximal to the prosthesis.

Left knee medial compartment joint replacement hardware with abnormal 
uptake of tracer in the medial left femoral condyle proximal to the prosthesis.

Varies : It varies in part on the type of scan you underwent and the timing of when your knee replace my was done as well. A standard bone scan will light up with increased bone activity and would be concerning for loosening, infection, or fracture. A white blood labeled scan that lights up whilst be concerning for infection. I would discuss with your surgeon. ...Read more

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My MRI reads. Subchondral irregularity in the weight- bearing portion of the medial femoral condyle and extensive marrow edema . Whats going on?

My MRI reads. Subchondral irregularity in the weight- bearing portion of the medial femoral condyle and extensive marrow edema . Whats going on?

Bony edema.....: This could be related to underlying degenerative arthritis or spontaneous osteonecrosis in the knee (SONK). The crucial factor is the integrity of the chondral surface and the subchondral bone. That may help determine treatment options for this patient. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with mri. Nondisplaced subarticular fracture of the medial femoral condyle. My knee is throbbing even at rest. Is this normal? Don't

Diagnosed with mri. Nondisplaced  subarticular  fracture of the medial femoral condyle.  My knee is throbbing  even at rest.  Is this normal?   Don't

Yes, most likely due: To bleeding into the joint from the fx. It can hurt even at rest, in the early days (upto 2 weeks at least), after which it subsides to a great extent. Avoid weight bearing on it. Consult your orthopod for specifics of the treatment. ...Read more

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Right hip narrowing of superior joint space. Subchondral cyst formation seen and spurs in right femoral head and superior acetabulum. Suggestions?

Right hip narrowing of superior joint space.  Subchondral cyst formation seen and spurs in right femoral head  and superior acetabulum.  Suggestions?

Weight loss, : Exercise, use of a cane if needed and use of otc meds if no contraindications otherwise you can try physical therapy and perscription medication. If symptoms do not improve or worsen, see an orthopaedic surgeon for options which could include joint replacement surgery. You are describing hip arthritis. ...Read more

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27 year old female..Had lateral patellar dislocation in feb.My MRI shows bone bruise on lateral condyle of femur and minimal joint effusion.Treatment?

27 year old female..Had lateral patellar dislocation in feb.My MRI shows bone bruise on lateral condyle of femur and minimal joint effusion.Treatment?

Conservative : Treatment- nsaids, warms packs /ace wrap application, physical therapy, immobilization with a brace.The small fluid accumulation may resolve by itself otherwise it needs to be drained if it builds up. Follow up with ur orthopedic. Best wishes! http://reference.Medscape.Com/article/90068-treatment#showall. ...Read more

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After x-ray, a0.9x1.9 CM osteochondroma arising from the medial aspect of the proximal tibial metaphysics. Knee pain. Do i need MRI and surgery?

After x-ray, a0.9x1.9 CM osteochondroma arising from the medial aspect of the proximal tibial metaphysics.   Knee pain.  Do i need MRI and surgery?

MRI: Mri is recommended for further characterization of the osteocondroma. Osteocondromas are benign tumors and can be treated with observation alone. Surgery only if it is causing local problems. ...Read more

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Runner. Have bone marrow edema in left superior ramus&acetabular column+stabbing posterior hip. Is this all consistent w dysplasia?

Not necessarily: Hip dysplasia is diagnosed by certain radiographic parameters on an ap radiograph of the pelvis. You could potentially have acetabular or proximal femoral dysplasia, but it's hard to tell if your symptoms correlate with any type of dysplasia. ...Read more

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Chronic pain lateral aspect of right knee. Mri negative for any abnormalities with lateral meniscus, though thickening of MCL and medial meniscus. ?

Chronic pain lateral aspect of right knee.  Mri negative for any abnormalities with lateral meniscus, though thickening of MCL and medial meniscus. ?

LCL or ITB: The lateral collateral ligament and/or the iliotibial band can be issues for you. I would suggest seeing a fellowship trained musculoskeletal/sports medicine physician or physiatrist to evaluate this further with you. ...Read more

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I have fractures of the bilateral superior pubic rami rt comminuted & mildly displaced. Fracture rt inferior pubic ramus. Also a buckle fracture of the anterior aspect lf sacrum. Stable or not stable?

I have fractures of the bilateral superior pubic rami rt comminuted & mildly displaced. Fracture rt inferior pubic ramus. Also a buckle fracture of the anterior aspect lf sacrum. Stable or not stable?

Hard to say: Certainly these are serious injuries, but they likely do not need surgical fixation - depends on the displacement. Unfortunately, a patient with these fractures will need to be immobilized for a few weeks in order to facilitate proper healing. ...Read more

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In '85 medial and posterior malleolus fractures of left ankle lateral malleolus fracture of right ankle. They do not show in current xrays. How is that possible & would it acct 4 my ankle pain now?

In '85 medial and posterior malleolus fractures of left ankle 
lateral malleolus fracture of right ankle.  They do not show in current xrays.  How is that possible & would it acct 4 my ankle pain now?

Possibly: Sounds like u had bilateral ankle fx.'s @ age 21.Apparently no surgery? . 28 years later (if your fractures required no surgery) then it wouldn't be unusual to see " normal" appearing ankle bones since your fractures were minimally or non- displaced.See an orthopedic surgeon now for evaluation. Your pain now may be unrelated... Or u could be developing subtle arthritic changes best seen on mri. ...Read more

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Right heel xray (axial/lateral): lower end of tibia & fibula otherwise are normal but there is bony projection from posterior part of tibia Pl explain?

Right heel xray (axial/lateral): lower end of tibia & fibula otherwise are normal but there is bony projection from posterior part of tibia Pl explain?

Tibia or talus?: Is this projection off the tibia or the talus? You could have an os trigonum. Can be pain free and cause no problem or sometimes cause posterior ankle pain. ...Read more

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Does subchondral insufficiency fracture of the superolateral aspect of the left femoral head with extensive bone marrow edema require a surgery?

Does subchondral insufficiency fracture of the superolateral aspect of the left femoral head with extensive bone marrow edema require a surgery?

Likely, eventually!: It sounds like you probably have some avascular necrosis with subchondral collapse. Unfortunately, the controversial treatments don't usually work once collapse has started. You're likely, eventually, going to need to have a hip replacement. You should see a hip specialist to go over your options at this point. ...Read more

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Swelling back leg isolated below gastrocnemius to ankle. MRI, arteriovenous US normal.Tightness both sides of leg near ankle w/ dorsiflex. Tendonitis?

MRI of what?: This is tendonitis the MRI should have picked it up. If it was a Baker's cyst the US should have picked it up. What else did these examinations show? You need to discuss with your physician the results of the tests and what was and what was not imaged. ...Read more

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Grade 2 strain in medial colateral ligament and contusion in lateral femoral condyle of left knee. Treatment please. Is surgery needed? I am 26year ol

Grade 2 strain in medial colateral ligament and contusion in lateral femoral condyle of left knee. Treatment please. Is surgery needed? I am 26year ol

MCL : Fortunately most mcl injuries can heal without surgery. It does depend on where the tear is. The bone bruise should resolve over time as well but it takes 6-8 weeks to heal this injury. If your knee feels unstable or keeps giving out, then be sure to see your orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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MRI ARTHROGRAM LEFT HIP ; A very small subchondral cyst was noted along the lateral roof of the right acetabulum What does this mean?

MRI ARTHROGRAM LEFT HIP ;
A very small subchondral  cyst was noted along the lateral roof of the right acetabulum

What does this mean?

Early DJD: Subchondral cysts mean cysts in the bone underneath the cartilage, and are a reaction of the bone to degenerative and stress related changes about the joint space. These are usually seen with some cartilage damage and narrowing of the joint space adjacent to the cyst. Many people are asymptomatic with small cysts. ...Read more

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Treatment for knee hematoma and femur lateral condyle bruise with minimal effusion?

Treatment for knee hematoma and femur lateral condyle bruise with minimal effusion?

REST: Apply ice try and rest, it will take a little time for the bruised bone to improve. Hematoma may have to be drained. ...Read more