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Does having raynaud syndrome mean a greater chance of tearing ligaments and cartilage in my knee?
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In brief: No
Unrelated unless you also have arthritis.

In brief: No
Unrelated unless you also have arthritis.
Dr. Creighton Wright
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Dr. Steven Rosner
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
In brief: Maybe
If the raynaud's syndrome is secondary to an underlying autoimmune disease such as lupus or scleroderma your ligaments and cartilage are at some increased risk of injury.
If the raynaud's is primary, there is no increased risk of joint injury.

In brief: Maybe
If the raynaud's syndrome is secondary to an underlying autoimmune disease such as lupus or scleroderma your ligaments and cartilage are at some increased risk of injury.
If the raynaud's is primary, there is no increased risk of joint injury.
Dr. Steven Rosner
Dr. Steven Rosner
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