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How long should it take for a deep bone bruise of the knee to heal?

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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Highly variable

Deep knee bruises (contusions) have a highly variable recovery timeframe.
Not all bruises about the knee are the same. Important variables inlcude: actual location of bruise; level of impacting force applied to cause bruise; whether or not overlying articular cartilage is involved. Best diagnosed and followed by routine mri. Seek evaluation and treatment from your orthopaedic surgeon for your knee.

In brief: Highly variable

Deep knee bruises (contusions) have a highly variable recovery timeframe.
Not all bruises about the knee are the same. Important variables inlcude: actual location of bruise; level of impacting force applied to cause bruise; whether or not overlying articular cartilage is involved. Best diagnosed and followed by routine mri. Seek evaluation and treatment from your orthopaedic surgeon for your knee.
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Dr. Samuel Kenan
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction

In brief: Several weeks

Several weeks in a healthy patients.

In brief: Several weeks

Several weeks in a healthy patients.
Dr. Samuel Kenan
Dr. Samuel Kenan
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