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What happens during arthroscopic knee surgery for plica?

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Dr. Bruce Prager
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In brief: Arthorscopic surgery

In arthroscopic surgery the surgeon looks 360 degrees around the entire knee.
If the patient has a plica the surgeon would incise it with an instrument. That being said i would anticipate that the plica is a secondary diagnosis and not the prime reason for the surgery.

In brief: Arthorscopic surgery

In arthroscopic surgery the surgeon looks 360 degrees around the entire knee.
If the patient has a plica the surgeon would incise it with an instrument. That being said i would anticipate that the plica is a secondary diagnosis and not the prime reason for the surgery.
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Dr. David Tearse
A plica is a normal synovial fold in the knee and only rarely causes symptoms.
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