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Is it possible to develop arthritis from a knee contusion?

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Dr. Barry Waldman
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

But it isn't very common.
Most contusions heal without too much difficulty.

In brief: Yes

But it isn't very common.
Most contusions heal without too much difficulty.
Dr. Barry Waldman
Dr. Barry Waldman
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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
unlikely if really just a contusion

In brief: Arthritis

Any type of trauma can induce arthritis but it would happen long after unless there is an underlying cause.

In brief: Arthritis

Any type of trauma can induce arthritis but it would happen long after unless there is an underlying cause.
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
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