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What is subchondral edamatous contusion? Is it a bone bruise? How do fix it? Does it take time to heal?

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Dr. Christopher Brown
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In brief: Bone bruise

Subchondral edema seen on MRI represent swelling within the bone which can result from injury.
A bone bruise is a good way of thinking about it if associated w injury. Time depends on severity of injury. Symptoms resolve before MRI is normal generally.

In brief: Bone bruise

Subchondral edema seen on MRI represent swelling within the bone which can result from injury.
A bone bruise is a good way of thinking about it if associated w injury. Time depends on severity of injury. Symptoms resolve before MRI is normal generally.
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