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What does it mean to have proximal tibiofibular joint capsule reconstruction?

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Dr. Paul Cohen
Family Medicine
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In brief: Rebuild

This is a type of procedure to repair/rebuild the parts mentioned.

In brief: Rebuild

This is a type of procedure to repair/rebuild the parts mentioned.
Dr. Paul Cohen
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Dr. Robert Dunbar
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Wow

The proximal tibiofibular joint is where the top (knee end) of the two bone in the lower leg come together. The it is the tibia, not the fibula that articulates with the thigh bone (femur) at the knee.
While the fibula is the attachment for tendons and ligaments, it is quite uncommon to require the surgery you describe. One indication might be if there were painful instability of the joint.

In brief: Wow

The proximal tibiofibular joint is where the top (knee end) of the two bone in the lower leg come together. The it is the tibia, not the fibula that articulates with the thigh bone (femur) at the knee.
While the fibula is the attachment for tendons and ligaments, it is quite uncommon to require the surgery you describe. One indication might be if there were painful instability of the joint.
Dr. Robert Dunbar
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