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What can happen years after fracture to the knee cap?
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Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: A recent study shows
If the fracture was operated on: up tp 50% will need hardware removal, 40% will have knee pain, %40 will have restricted range of motion, 20% will not have full extension of their leg and %30 will have some weakness in their knee extension

In brief: A recent study shows
If the fracture was operated on: up tp 50% will need hardware removal, 40% will have knee pain, %40 will have restricted range of motion, 20% will not have full extension of their leg and %30 will have some weakness in their knee extension
Dr. Meir Marmor
Dr. Meir Marmor
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Dr. David Feig
Family Medicine
In brief: Arthritis
The biggest concern would be the development of secondary arthritis.
This can cause pain, limit mobility and cause problems walking or being physically active. Appropriate fracture care is very important to try to prevent this.

In brief: Arthritis
The biggest concern would be the development of secondary arthritis.
This can cause pain, limit mobility and cause problems walking or being physically active. Appropriate fracture care is very important to try to prevent this.
Dr. David Feig
Dr. David Feig
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