Mild lateral patellar translation, grade 2 chondromalacia of the lateral patellar facet. What does this mean?

Grd 2= less than grd. -3, WHICH IS LESS THAN grd 3 which is subluxation or dislocation. It means U have a propensity 2 dislocation. Usually this is a surgical problem. U have 2 have this corrected 2 avoid possible dislocation or severe wearing of the cartilage of the lateral facets of the patella. This will lead 2 early arthritis of the patellofemoral joint as U age. This can lead 2 early joint replacement. C a knee Ur.